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Commons Speaker's tribute to Hull's Headscarf Revolutionaries

May 22, 2019 - Tags:
The House of Commons Speaker John Bercow paid a moving tribute to Yvonne Blenkinsop and Hull's Headscarf Revolutionaries in the House of Commons. 
Yvonne is the last surviving member of the Hull women who worked to improve safety standards at sea following the 1968 Triple Trawler Disaster.

Diana attends play to celebrate the life of Lil Bilocca

Mar 24, 2018 - Tags:
Diana was pleased to meet Ernie Bilocca, the son of leading Headscarf Revolutionary Lil Bilocca, at a performance in Hull of Lil the Play. 

Hull MP demands local and national recognition for Hull's Headscarf Revolutionaries

Diana Johnson MP today told the House of Commons the story of Hull’s Headscarf Revolutionaries and demanded that they be given proper recognition locally in Hull - and nationally.

Diana joins the 'Headscarf Revolutionaries'

Jan 27, 2018 - Tags:
Diana met cast members of 'Lil'who were at Hull Station promoting the play by Val Holmes that celebrates the 1968 campaign by Hull's Lil Bilocca and the 'Headscarf Revolutionaries' in winning safety improvements in the fishing industry.
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