Suffragettes

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  • Suffragettes
    • WSPU - formed in 1903
    • Prime Ministers
      • Asquith - 1908-1916 (Liberal)
      • Campbell-Bannerman - 1905-1908 (Liberal)
      • Balfour - 1902-1905 (Conservative)
      • Lloyd George - 1916-1922 (Liberal)
    • Bills
      • Private Members' Bill - Banford Slack - Feb. 1905
        • Women's Suffrage was deprioritised
      • Conciliation Bill - passed first and second readings (twice)
        • 109 votes in favour (good-progress) - 1910
        • 255 to 88 votes in 1911
      • Women's Suffrage Bill carried by 179 votes - 1908
    • Suffragette splits
      • 1907 - Creation of Women's Freedom League ('social suffragists' wanted more power to the membership)
      • 1912 - Pethick Lawrences split. Pankhursts wanted more militancy but PL did not
      • 1914 - Sylvia's East London Federation separated from WSPU (allied with the Labour party, contrary to WSPU policy)

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