Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which are often underplayed.

part |17 pages


part |18 pages

The ‘Great’ Reform Act of 1832

part |39 pages

Redefining the ‘Privileged Pale of the Constitution’

part |16 pages

Votes for Women – And Many More Men

part |5 pages

Conclusion and Assessment

part |24 pages