Legislation

Scope and Content

Consists of correspondence relating to:

- the need for women jurors particularly in cases involving sexual offences against children (1920)

- numbers of arrests between 1915 to 1919 under the Metropolitan Police Act (1921)

- the Equal Guardianship, Maintenance and Custody of Infants Bill (1921) with printed copy of bill and report on conference on the bill held on 18 Mar 1921

- Merchant Shipping Act 1921 with printed chapter 28 of Act

- deputation to the Prime Minister on equal franchise (1922)

- new Factory and Workshops Bill (1923)

- Juvenile Courts Bill (1923)

- repeal of the Solicitation laws proposed by Mr Johnson and Helen Wilson's amendment to it (1923)

- leaflet by National British Women's Temperance Association with suggested questions for candidates for town councils - one on how would the council clear neighbourhood of vice