|Extract from the Representation of the People Act of 1918, which
gave women over the age of 30 the right to vote; for the same voting
rights as men, women had to wait until 1928. Out of all the parliamentary
reform Bills, this Act enfranchised the largest number of people.
The electorate trebled to 21 million.
HLRO HL/PO/PU/1/1918/7&8G5c64 (6 February 1918)