Women's Suffrage Deputation: Received by the Prime Minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, on Saturday, May 19th, 1906, at the Foreign Office
British Prime Minister Henry Campbell-Bannerman agreed to meet with representatives from the suffrage movement on 19 May 1906. This National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies publication reprints the speeches delivered by Members of Parliament and representatives of over 1,000 women from 25 groups and institutions. The organizations listed demonstrate the Women's Social and Political Union’s success in bringing working class women into the movement. At the meeting, the Prime Minister revealed that he could not overcome his cabinet’s opposition to woman suffrage. This item is part of the Emmeline and Frederick Pethick-Lawrence Papers.
Women's Suffrage Deputation: Received by the Prime Minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, on Saturday, May 19th, 1906, at the Foreign Office, London: , Lisa Unger Baskin Collection, Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Accessed March 20, 2023, https://exhibits.library.duke.edu/exhibits/show/baskin/item/4237