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Schoolgirl's pride at being the first woman to wear a hijab in the House of Commons
by Jon Nurse
A schoolgirl is 'honoured and humbled' after her historic appearance wearing a hijab in the House of Commons.
Sumaiya Karim, Wokingham's Member of Youth Parliament (MYP), led a winning debate in the chamber on Friday.
The 16-year-old is believed to be the first female to wear a hijab while speaking at the despatch box in Parliament.
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