Lowering the voting age for women

In the mid 1920s women's groups were pushing the government to give women the right to vote at 21, the same age as men. However, there was still opposition to such a move. In the Daily Mail, these young women were called 'flappers', suggesting they were too irresponsible or unstable to be given the vote.
Catalogue reference: HO 45/13020/474274/18 Part 1 (21 January 1926)
Catalogue reference: HO 45/13020/474274/91 Part 2 (3 November 1927)

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