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View from the House – 9th February 2018

9 Feb 18

IN this week’s View from the House for Tamworth Informed, I wanted to write about something a little different.

It may seem an archaic concept to many, but only one hundred years ago today for the first time women in the United Kingdom gained the right to vote. On 6 th February 1918, the Representation of the People’s Act came into law giving women aged over 30 and “of property” the vote for the very first time. At the time this was seen as an immense…

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