Nancy Witcher Astor CH (Viscountess) (1879–1964), an American-born British politician, who was the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons. She was elected MP for Plymouth Sutton in November 1919 and held the seat until 1945. The statue was publicly funded and presented by Plymouth Women in Business and the Astor 100 – Project to celebrate 100 years of women in parliament.
This is the first public sculpture by female sculptor, Hayley Gibbs.
Location: Plymouth Hoe, Devon.