Women for Westminster and Women's Electoral Committee

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      GB 106 7TBG/1/12
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      1 folder

Scope and Content

Correspondence on election publicity:

* Notes, printers proofs;

* Letter to AP Herbert asking for permission to use a verse he wrote for the movement entitled, 'Women for Westminster', in the election literature, (carbon, 4 Jun 1945);

* Note from AP Herbert agreeing to request;

* Teresa Billington Greig's draft speech or article 'The Full measure of Dual Government';

* Leaflet - Stephen King-Hall, 'Should We have a New Voting System?' (reprinted from 'Tit-Bits', 31 Oct 1947 (it advocates proportional representation);

* Teresa Billington Greig's notes on help to women candidates, letters from candidates, election addresses, election literature and list of women candidates.

Women for Westminster Elections:

* Draft articles 'Why We Want Women in Parliament', 'Women and the Election' (Teresa Billington Greig's analysis of the 1950 results);

* Drafts and galley proofs, 'The Aims of women for Westminster', 'The World is your Home', 'Seldom die so many owe so much to so few'