The National Archives
Extracts from a Liberal Party report presented to the Liberal government in November 1911 on the likely effects of a Conciliation Bill
(PRO ref: CAB 37/108/148)
Study this source carefully and consider what it tells you about why people thought women should not get the vote. You should consider:
How many districts oppose the Conciliation Bill?
What reasons do they give?
Did any Liberals support women's suffrage?
The Liberal government decided not to pass the Conciliation Bill in 1911. Are you surprised?