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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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Vote 100

2018 marked 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed the first women, and all men, to vote for the first time.

What was Vote 100?
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100 years since Parliament passed the Act which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time, find out how we celebrated this and other milestones.

Your Story, Our History 2018
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Explore how the UK Parliament’s laws have changed the lives of women and continues to do so today through the stories of Sarian, Tobi, and Courtenay and Therese.

Voice & Vote exhibition
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This interactive exhibition ran from 27 June to 6 October 2018 and covered the campaign for votes for women and the representation of women in the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Online learning

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Beyond the Ballot: Women's Rights and Suffrage from 1866 to Today

Take this online course and explore the campaign for women’s right to vote and its impact on women’s rights.

Parliament and Women today

Parliament and Women

The Parliament and Women pagesprovide quick links toParliament's resources on women's political rights and representation -yesterday and today.

Parliament and Women today