The National Archives
Part of a pamphlet published by the Women's Labour League advertising a meeting in January 1909 to protest about conditions for unemployed women
(PRO ref: PRO 30/69/1834)
Study this source carefully and consider what it tells you about why people thought women should not get the vote. You should consider:
What is the League's attitude to the Prime Minister?
What are the main concerns to be discussed at the meeting?
What does the Women's League hope to achieve with this meeting?
Is women's suffrage mentioned in this document?
Do you think the audience would see it as an important issue?