By Tess Woolfenden. This year marks 100 years since Parliament passed the Representation of the People Act – the act that extended the vote to women in Britain for the first time in history. While this marked an historic and important shift towards electoral equality in Britain, many women continued to be denied the vote … Continue reading Intersectional Suffrage: A focus on the women that didn’t get the vote in 1918
By Alex Campbell. It is a constantly repeated mantra that ‘young people today’ in the UK and Europe are uninterested in politics. Voter turnout is falling rapidly and the youth vote in particular is in freefall. This is backed up by statistical evidence. The British Election Study from 2013 notes that turnout is lower among young … Continue reading Youth apathy on a European scale?