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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


Time To Let 16 & 17 Year Olds Vote? by Carol Jennions

Friday, June 02, 2017

The effect of the snap election on one cohort has been largely ignored. Many 15-17 year-olds feel they are being denied a say in the next parliament - one that will be sitting until many of them are working and paying taxes.   Read more


A Valley View: Is it all Personality Politics from Here? by George Wilcox

Monday, May 29, 2017

If you wander around the constituency of Shipley, located in the Airedale Valley just North of Bradford in West Yorkshire, you’ll find, as is the norm across the country, the occasional row of houses littered with the distinctive red of the ‘Vote Labour’ signs. Some are sellotaped to living room windows whereas others have been planted into the ground and fastened on wooden beams.   Read more


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