Voto in carcere


  • Period: 2008 BCE to 2008 BCE

    Voting Age (Reduction) Bill - a Private Members' Bill - to reduce voting age to 16 and over. Bill does not become law.

  • Period: 1969 BCE to 1969 BCE

    Representation of the People Act extends vote to men and women over 18

  • Period: 1929 BCE to 1929 BCE

    On 30 May women aged between 21 and 29 vote for the first time. This general election is sometimes referred to as the Flapper Election

  • Period: 1928 BCE to 1928 BCE

    The Equal Franchise Act is passed giving women equal voting rights with men. All women aged over 21 can now vote in elections. Fifteen million women are eligible

  • Period: 1918 BCE to 1918 BCE

    Women vote in a general election for the first time on 14 December with 8.5 million women eligible

  • Period: 1918 BCE to 1918 BCE

    The Representation of the People Act is passed on 6 February giving women the vote provided they are aged over 30 and either they, or their husband, meet a property qualification

  • Period: 1905 BCE to 1905 BCE

    Suffragette militancy begins

  • Period: 1903 BCE to 1903 BCE

    The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) is founded in Manchester by Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

  • Period: 1897 BCE to 1897 BCE

    Formation of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), led by Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929), drawing together peaceful campaign groups under one banner

  • Period: 1889 BCE to 1889 BCE

    The Women's Franchise League is formed and aims to win the vote for married women as well as single and widowed women

  • Period: 1884 BCE to 1884 BCE

    Women campain to be included in the Third Reform Act, without success

  • Period: 1884 BCE to 1884 BCE

    Representation of the People Act (the third Reform Act) addresses imbalance between men's votes in boroughs and counties

  • Period: 1872 BCE to 1872 BCE

    Ballot act: introdution of secret vote

  • Period: 1867 BCE to 1867 BCE

    First debate on women's souffrage in Prliament, led by John Stuart Mill

  • Period: 1867 BCE to

    Representation of the People Act (the second Reform Act) extends vote to urban working men meeting property qualification

  • Period: 1832 BCE to 1832 BCE

    First petition on women's suffrage presented to Prliament

  • Period: 1832 BCE to

    The Great Reform Act had transferred voting privileges from the small boroughs to the large industrial towns