Parliamentary Archives, LCR/2/3

Bessie Le Cras – counting agent for Nancy Astor 

A guest post from UK Vote 100 volunteer Oonagh Gay to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the election of Nancy Astor. This November we are celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the election of Nancy Astor as the first woman … Continue reading Bessie Le Cras – counting agent for Nancy Astor 

Women and Wales: Achieving Political Power

Our first post of 2019 is a guest post by Oonagh Gay, UK Vote 100 volunteer Inspirational women of Wales A couple of years ago a task force called Monumental Welsh Women  came together, and in May 2018 assisted  the Welsh Women’s Equality Network to draw up a list of 100 historical Welsh women who epitomised and illustrated the achievements, talents and successes of Welsh women over the years. They announced a campaign to establish a new statue of an inspirational Welsh woman, sponsored by the Welsh Government. The campaign highlighted the lack of available images in Wales of women … Continue reading Women and Wales: Achieving Political Power