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Electoral systems

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Feb 1912]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/93-94
Scope and Contents

Letter from A C Waters (General Register Office, Somerset House) to Henry Comyns [Local Government Board] giving tentative estimates of the numbers of electors in England and Wales who are under and over 25 years of age. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/56/28.

Dates: [Feb 1912]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/95
Scope and Contents

Written reply by John Burns, President of the Local Government Board, to a parliamentary question on the estimated figures of the male and female population at the ages of 25 and 21 years. Printed. Affixed on Local Government Board paper.

Dates: 15 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/31
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Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) to WSC asking whether it is true that he will not vote for the Reform and Suffrage Bill.

Dates: 14 Mar 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/107-109
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Naworth Castle, Carlisle, [Cumberland]) to WSC complaining that the campaigning for women's suffrage by the Women's Liberal Federation is being hampered by party leaders instructing candidates to shun the issue. Asks WSC to help remedy the situation.

Dates: 07 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/42/29-31
Scope and Contents

Report of the answers given by Liberal back-benchers to questions put by the editor of the Daily Chronicle about whether they would support measures for the payment of MPs and of official election expenses, for the reversal of the Osborne Judgement as advocated by the Trades Union Congress, and for the restoration to Trade Unions of most of the powers they exercised before the Osborne Judgement.

Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/62
Scope and Contents

Statement by 2nd Lord Lytton attacking WSC for voting against the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage having [allegedly] earlier declared his support for it. Typescript. Another copy of this statement was enclosed with the original of CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: [Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/63
Scope and Contents

Note to [WSC] from "GW" referring to a letter from Christabel Pankhurst of October 1909 quoting WSC as saying that he thought the campaign for women's suffrage had become a large general movement. Typescript addressed and initialled in manuscript.

Dates: 13 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/65-69
Scope and Contents

Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to [WSC] giving an account of WSC's dealings with the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to justify his belief that the Committee had a right to expect WSC to support the bill it was promoting. Signed typescript.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/70-71
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]), to 2nd Lord Lytton giving an account of his communications with WSC about the bill being promoted by the Committee to justify the attack on WSC for not having supported it in the House of Commons. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/47/65.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/72
Scope and Contents

Letter from Walter Jerred to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on a memorandum by him on a possible scheme of women's suffrage [see CHAR 2/47/73-80]. Annotated by WSC that the figure for the number of professional women is useful and important.

Dates: 19 Aug 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/81-82
Scope and Contents

Letter from Walter McLaren (House of Commons) to WSC urging that the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] should pledge that facilities for the discussion of a women's suffrage bill will be granted for the next session. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC will carefully consider the matter.

Dates: 16 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/116
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Letter from Frank Rutter (26 Leamington Street, Manningham, Bradford, [Yorkshire]) to WSC asking him to withdraw his implication that Rutter was paid to create a disturbance in favour of women's suffrage at a meeting being addressed by WSC in Bradford.

Dates: 28 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC enclosing copies of documents issued by the Committee [see CHAR 2/47/2-8] and asking WSC for his general support. Mentions other leading politicians who have also been approached.

Dates: 13 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/2
Scope and Contents

Letter to MPs from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage explaining that the Committee have agreed that the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections can form the basis for a settlement of the issue and asking for support for their draft declaration [see CHAR 2/47/3-5]. Annotated typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/3-5
Scope and Contents

Draft declaration by the Conciliation Commitee for Woman Suffrage advocating the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections as a measure on which all supporters of women's suffrage can agree. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/92
Scope and Contents

Notes [whilst in Cabinet] by [WSC, David Lloyd George and Sir Edward Grey] on WSC's suggested voting qualifications for women.

Dates: [c 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Comyns (Local Government Board) to Edward Marsh enclosing an estimate [see CHAR 2/57/93-94] by the General Register Office of the number of persons aged 25 and over on the parliamentary electoral register for England and Wales. Signed typescript. Annotated with letter from WSC to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] asserting that the estimate shows that the restriction of the franchise to those aged 25 and over "wd not be a violent reduction, but a perfectly...
Dates: 05 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/6-8
Scope and Contents

Note addressed to Liberals by the Conciliation Commitee for Woman Suffrage recommending the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections as a first step to the general enfranchisement of women. Typesript annotated and signed by Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/9-10
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC enlosing a proof of the circular which the Committee intends to send to MPs [see CHAR 2/47/12] and pointing out that some advocates of adult suffrage have declared their support for its aims. Describes how the Committee's compromise was arrived at and urges the Government to set aside the two days necessary for its passage through the House of Commons,...
Dates: 15 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/12
Scope and Contents

Proof of a circular from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to MPs advocating the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections. Printed. With annotations which have been incorporated in CHAR 2/47/13.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/13
Scope and Contents

Circular from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to MPs advocating the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections. Printed. With annotations. Incorporates the amendments noted on CHAR 2/47/12.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Apr [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/14
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] to WSC thanking him for giving his support to the Committee.

Dates: 21 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/15
Scope and Contents

Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to WSC on: his sadness [over WSC's attitude to the bill sponsored by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage]; his own personal commmitment [to women's suffrage]; his struggle to achieve cross-party consensus on the issue and his desire that the current opportunity to pass a measure should not be missed.

Dates: 06 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/17
Scope and Contents

A bill to extend the parliamentary franchise to women occupiers.

Dates: 14 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jun 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/18
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Daily Telegraph: claim by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage that WSC has pledged to vote in favour of their bill.

Dates: [Jun 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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