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Women's Suffrage: 100 years on is “toxic politics” the new frontier?

Monday, February 05, 2018

One hundred years ago UK women first got the vote through the Representation of People Act 1918. It was a start but there were conditions, like age, and it did not put them on the same terms as men.   Read more


What was in (and out) of the 2017 Queen's Speech

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The pomp and ceremony of the State Opening of Parliament was somewhat lacking today. Due to the change in date, there was no golden state carriage but a very nice heavily armour-plated car, with a separate one for the crown of course. Prince Philip was also absent and Prince Charles took his place beside his mother who was devoid of the usual ermine and jewels; sensible in this heatwave some may say.  Read more

Full Text Queen's Speech 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Queen's Speech was delivered today, 21st June, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II following the snap election called by PM Theresa May on 8th June.  Read more

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This month's theme is Women's Rights marking 100 years since votes for women.

View our timeline of change and female firsts since 1851

Case Study: Lady Nancy Astor, first women to take her seat as an MP

Editor's Blog: 100 years on is 'toxic politics' the new frontier

Speech: Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst calling for votes for women in the 1909 General Election

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