Joan Vickers: Tape Two

Scope and Content

Difficulties for women MPs re Cabinet posts. Vickers was a member of Council for Europe and Western European Union; her work for Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind; Commonwealth Parliamentary Union; visits to Far East. Articles re women's rights and prostitution. Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for work in Second World War, 1946. Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), 1964. End of interview.