Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC to Sir Percy Harris [Deputy Leader, Liberal Parliamentary Party] rejecting his suggestion to hold a Speaker's Conference as in 1917 and on the work of the committee considering electoral reform.
Letter from WSC to George Rickards on the Committee considering reform of electoral registration.
Letter from Augustine Birrell (Irish Office, Old Queen Street [London]) to WSC concerning the prosecution of two women [suffragettes] who attacked him in November . He says that he does not wish them to be prosecuted in view of the publicity which a public trial would attract. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/9/52.
Memorandum Sir Henry Lawrence criticising the Lothian Report on the Indian franchise and recommending a system of indirect election proposed by the Indian Committee of the Royal Empire Society.
Home Office memorandum on accelerating the preparation of the electoral register.
Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, Thurso, [Caithness, Scotland] to WSC arguing that the Labour Party will remain united in government unless electoral reform is introduced to reinfranchise Liberal voters, which will strengthen the position of moderate Socialists and cause them to split from their extremist colleagues.
Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on electoral reform and the three party system.
Letter from Sir Arthur Thring (Office of the Parliamentary Counsel) to WSC concerning the differences between the "Polls on one day" provision brought in by the Liberal government in 1895 and the [Parliamentary] bill introduced in the current parliamentary session. Signed manuscript.
Note from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC enclosing notes on the principles of political franchise and suggestions for the enfranchisement of women [see CHAR 12/2/56-59]. Manuscript signed with initials, annotated by WSC "Put by among my private papers: but keep handy" (25 August).
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