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Dissolution of Parliament

The dissolution of Parliament took place on Thursday 30 May 2024. All business in the House of Commons and House of Lords has come to an end. There are currently no MPs and every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 4 July 2024.

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1918 Representation of the People Act, first page

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.

Title

1918 Representation of the People Act, first page

Date

1918

Catalogue number

Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/PU/1/1918/7&8G5c64