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Chard blue plaque celebrates MP Margaret Bondfield

Blue Plaque

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Margaret Bondfield has been commemorated in her home town of Chard, Somerset, with a small blue plaque on the Guildhall wall.

She was a giant of the 1920s political scene and became the first ever female cabinet minister.

Jules Hyam reports.

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