Women fighting for vote were jailed for criminal damage whilst protesting.
1892 – woman could not graduate a woman was arrested whilst wearing a graduate gown in protest.
1918 – some women could vote.
1914/5 – Funeral of who – Emily Davidson – possibly thrown under a horse, or jumped into the horses in the name of the suffragettes.
WHO CAN VOTE NOW
- British citizens aged 18+
- Citizens of the Irish Republic and commonwealth countries resident under Representation of the People ACT 2000.
WHO CAN’T VOTE
- Foreign Nationals.
- Anybody Detained Under The Mental Health ACT.
- Prisoners Currently Detained.
- People Convicted Of Election Fraud.
- If Not On Electoral Register – You Must Be On It To Vote In Any Local, National & European elections.
WHO MAY STAND FOR ELECTION
- Anyone over 18 who is a British citizen or a citizen of a Commonwealth country or the Republic of Ireland – as long as they meet the residency requirements.
WHO CAN’T STAND FOR ELECTION
- Undischarged Bankrupts.
- Those Currently Detained. – Bobby Sands Was Elected Whilst In Jail In Northern Ireland, This Was Changed By Thatcher.
- People Found Guilty Of Politicians.
- Members Of The House Of Lords.
- Judges, Police, Armed Forces, Senior Civil Servants.
To Stand For Election You Must Pay A £500 Deposit, An MP – The £500 Will Go To The Electoral Commission.
- Open Thursdays 7am-10pm
HOW DO WE DECIDE IF THERE IS A GENERAL ELECTION
- David Cameron Created A General Election Every 5 Years.
DO WE VOTE FOR A PRIME MINISTER
SO HOW DID TERESA MAY
HOW DOES VOTING RESULT IN A ELECTION OF A PRIME MINISTER