Summary of correspondence between Mrs Fawcett and Herbert Asquith

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      GB 106 7MGF/A/1/121
  • Dates of Creation
      16 May 1916
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Press cutting from The Times. Summarises Mrs Fawcett's letter to Asquith and reproduces his reply, which says that he appreciates the contribution of women to the war effort, and that no legislation on the franchise is contemplated. When it may be brought in, 'the considerations set out in your letter will be ... weighed without any prejudgment from the controversies of the past'

(p.128 'The Women's Victory and After')