Millicent Fawcett – The Quiet Achiever – an article for Suffolk life Magazine

Delighted to my article published in the April edition of Suffolk Life magazine. It is an in-depth look at the life of Millicent Fawcett – leader of the fight for women’s suffrage, the first woman to have her statue in parliament and who was voted “most influential woman of the last 100 years” by Radio 4 listeners. You can read the full article here.

100 years of the Representation of People Act – media appearances

100 years ago some women in the UK first got the right to vote. I have been delighted to talk about this subject on a variety of media including BBC East Politics, BBC Radio Suffolk and have three articles appearing across the year in Suffolk Life magazine.  Here I am standing outside Millicent Fawcett’s house in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, very early in the morning!polly @ uplands

100 years of women’s votes

fawcett annual conference workshop2018 brings another celebration – 100 years since the Representation of People Act which gave women over 30 the right to vote on equal terms as men.

In November 2017 I ran a workshop at the Fawcett Society annual conference looking at how we could commemorate 100 years since this important event locally. We looked at engaging the unusual suspects, working regionally and heard about some fantastic ideas that are already planned! Fawcett have created some fantastic resources on suffrage have a look at them here.