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The Representation of the People Act of 1918 granted the vote to women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification. The same Act gave the vote to all men over the age of 21.
Please visit the next page of the Act to read more.
For more details, please see the Living Heritage page, women and the vote.
Visit YouTube to watch our film exploring the suffragette movement in Birmingham.
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Four Dwellings High School
Access a trail leaflet featuring the Birmingham sites our groups discovered had links with the history of the right to vote.