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Named for a Brontë heroine, Shirley Williams was evacuated to the US aged nine. A teenage Labour activist and then MP, she was talked of as prime ministerial material. The example of her pacifist mother, Vera Brittain, emboldened her to quit and form the

Andy Beckett, The Guardian, 2004-04-02

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