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Females: Voting Rights

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 901064, tabled on 9 October 2017

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to celebrate the centenary of women being able to vote.

Answered on

12 October 2017

I was delighted that my Rt hon. Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced a £5 million fund to celebrate the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, and I have written to all hon. Members outlining how constituents will access the fund. The hope is that the centenary will build a legacy by educating a new generation about the hard-won right to vote.

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Women and Equalities
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