The Vote and Beyond: a History

The VOTE 100 Project

Vote 100 is Parliament's project to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 and several other anniversaries.

Women and the Vote

From peaceful campaigning to militant tactics, the fight for women's voting rights lasted many years. Find out more about how their goals were achieved.

Women and the House of Lords

After women were allowed into the Commons, the battle moved to the House of Lords. But it was not until 1958 that women were finally allowed to sit in the Lords.

Resources for schools: Suffragettes

Learn how the suffragettes rushed the Palace of Westminster in 1908 via our interactive timeline and browse all our resources for schools on women and the vote.

Votes for Women

Women in Parliament: Art


Explore images of Women in Parliament from the Parliamentary Art Collection as part of Parliament Week 2013.