B ; wspu ; liberals failure '09-'13 ; conciliation bills '10-'11

when did asquith call general election?
jan '10
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mounting pressure over HoL refusal to pass '09 budget
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libs returned to gov but?
lost majority
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despite maj MPs still wanted wsuffrage so what happened?
all-party committee appt to address q
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who supportec it?
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consisted of hwo many MPs?
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and who chaired it?
conservative earl of lytton whose sister was in WSPY
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found path to conciliation by givign women vote w/o?
handing one party big electoral advantage
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conciliation committee drew up a bill for limited women's suffrage that who approved?
cons / lib
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what did WSPU do while HoC debated?
suspended militant hostilities
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legislation proposed which women would be allowed the vote?
householders / business occupants w/ income £10/y+
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marriage not disqualification but?
husband and wife couldn;t vote on same property
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woudl have given vote to women taht could already vote in?
local governemnt elections
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why first conciliation bill criticised by HoC for only giving how many owmen vote?
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who denounced the bill?
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when did it pass is second reading?
jul '10
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by how many votes?
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asquith opposed while churchill + lloyd george believed?
it didn't go far enough
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it was a step forward but what meant womens' suffrage was taken off teh agenda?
constitutional crisis of '10
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when did HoL veto lloyd george's 'people's budget'?
nov '09
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what happened in '10?
HoL grudgingly approved the budget
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to ensure event didn't happen again gov did what?
introd legislation prohibiting HoL from vetoing bills relating to finance
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but what did HoL try to do?
stop this bill too
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asquith had to get support of king geirge v who threatened to do what?
flood HoL with liberals unless co-operate
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crisi was resolved by what act?
parlaiment act '11
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in 10 this did what?
damaged efforts for women's votes
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in nov '10 whydid parliament dissokve aain?
breakdown in HoL/C relations
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WSPU did what?
resumed hostilities
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riot broke out where?
Parliament Sq
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how many women assaulted by police?
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how many died?
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what did asquith promise?
next parliament would include bill for female suffrage
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secod conciliation bill passed when?
may '11
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this time by how many votes to how many?
225 - 80
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but why did lloyd george then announce opposition to bill?
feared it'd create thsnds cons voters
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cabinet refused bill more parliamentary time but agreed week would be given to similar measure in '12 if?
could pass 2nd reading
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what did asquith do?
personally pledge support for this
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when was the 3rd conciliation bill defeared?
march '12
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by how many votes?
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in response NUWSS moved to?
make alliance w/ labour
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and WSPU?
became more agressive than ever before
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part of reason for 3rd failure was damaging effect of?
WSPU militant tactics
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what did defeat represent?
loss of WSPU best peacetime chance @ securing votew
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effectively same measure that passed in '11 by how many votes?
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in part the '12 defeat was becayse asquith persuaded irish MPs to do what?
drop support for bill in order to secure home rule
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all but how many irish MPs voted against bill?
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but irish party only had how many seats?
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WSPU had done what with majority of MPs?
alienated them
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what was billington-greig's view?
pankhurst-inspired violence so close to bill was suicidal
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v'iolence did what?
created hostility + fed prejudices
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for many vote was not a right but a?
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and WSPU called into quesstion?
women's character
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violence made women appear?
irresponsible + too reckless to be trusted
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what did cons fear change would create?
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while liberals feared giving in to militancy would encourage what?
irish violence
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