Emily Wilding Davison found on staircase of reading room

Emily Wilding Davison found on staircase of reading room
  • Title: Police report: Emily Wilding Davison found on staircase
  • Date: 26 June 1911
  • Catalogue number: Parliamentary Archives, HC/SA/SJ/10/12 item 36
  • Description:

    This police report outlines how Emily was found in the House of Commons at 2.23 AM, getting over a 3 foot high railing at Members' staircase. Chief Inspector Scantlebury adds at the end, 'This is the same woman who has been found here on former occasions.'

Related Information

Find out more about the Parliamentary Archives