The First Women Elected to the UK Parliament: Constance Markievicz

Irish Nationalist;¬†Constance Markievicz was the first woman to be elected to the UK Parliament. At the end of World War 1 in 1918, some women over the age of 30 got the vote.¬† That year another law was passed, the Qualification of Women Act, which allowed women to stand as candidates and be elected to … Continue reading The First Women Elected to the UK Parliament: Constance Markievicz