Tag: suffragettes

Votes for Women: the 1918 Representation of the People Act

The 1918 Representation of the People Act of 6 February 1918 is one of the cornerstones of our parliamentary democracy. It set the foundations of the principle of ‘one person, one vote’ and established the current, though often […]

  Dates That Changed the Western World 5 February 2018  

Pankhurst Google Doodle

Today Google – and the Guardian – celebrate the birthday of the great suffragette leader, Emmeline Pankhurst, and reminds us of the the amazing lengths women at the beginning of the twentieth century went to to win the […]

  Modern 15 July 2014