Millicent Garrett Fawcett and others to Lady Gertrude Cochrane

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7MGF/A/1/232a
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 7/MGF/90A/WLU/4
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 1902
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Manuscript text, headed 'Draft for consideration', with note by Millicent Garrett Fawcett: 'Not sent'. No date. Draft of a letter to the President of the Women's Liberal Unionist Association from Millicent Garrett Fawcett, FB [Frances Balfour], FCS [Flora Stevenson] and ?AW, tendering their resignation from the Association and its Executive Committee. Long and closely reasoned arguments - the political situation has changed radically since the WLUA was formed, they are strongly opposed to the protectionist policies of Mr Chamberlain, and believe that their views 'differ fundamentally from the majority of our colleagues'.