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Suffrage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (7); Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association].Subjects include: parish councils; trade unions; pension queries from WSC's constituents; lowering the voting age for women; importing silk goods; constituency business.Also includes: Souvenir in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Waltham Abbey Permanent Building Society with a foreword by WSC; a record of...
Dates: 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South...
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The Franchise Question: Memorandum by the Chancellor of the Exchequer", 08 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/155/119
Scope and Contents Printed memorandum by WSC marked 'secret' in which he argues against the extension of the franchise. He discusses the extension of the franchise over the last century, arguing that its negative impact on the Conservative vote has been masked by the withdrawal of Irish votes and the splitting of the anti-Conservative vote. He urges caution in extending the franchise at the present time for "the good of the nation", arguing that there is no forceful public support for further extension of the...
Dates: 08 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from T H Deakin, mining engineer (Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire) to WSC arguing that Labour will gain votes through some people being "gulled" by their apparent moderation and through the extension of votes to women of 21 years of age and above, a measure which WSC should urge Liberal leaders to oppose with the Conservatives.

Dates: 28 Jul 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/85-86
Scope and Contents Letter from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to J L Garvin denying that he is going to support the Labour Party, comparing his prediction about the distribution of seats after the general election with Garvin's, blaming those Conservatives who, like Garvin, advocated the granting of the vote to women under 30 for the imminent defeat of their party, disagreeing with Garvin by asserting that Philip Snowden [later Lord Snowden] is a restraining political influence and...
Dates: 26 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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