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Opening Up the Vote to All - WEA half day

Saturday 10 1.30pmMarch


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Opening Up the Vote to All - WEA half day



Tutor Richard Smout

Saturday 10th March 2018 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Salvation Army Hall, 72 Pyle Street, Newport, PO30 1UJ

Fee £9.95

Contact: Margaret Rylands 01983 529589

To mark the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which introduced votes in parliamentary elections for women, this course shows that the act was one step in many needed to improve democratic accountability across the country.

Founded in 1903, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.

The WEA provides high quality, student-centred and tutor-led education for adults from all walks of life.