‘What does it mean to you to have the same democratic rights as everyone else? Join together with people from all over the country to celebrate 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over 21 the equal right to vote. Invite your community to share, debate, and celebrate what equality means to you’.
Register on this UK Parliament web site to get your free promotional material and to support parliamentary democracy for all – and the Representation of the People Act in 1928.
Events: 18th June to 2nd July, 2018.
Why not have a tea party and talk about it, or discover an event already registered near you. See more here.
Check out these events in the East of England, for example…
Tea Together at Kings Lynn Library – ‘Celebrate the Great Women of Lynn and Norfolk this afternoon. We are launching our new Voicebox Cafes celebrating women’s right to vote & encouraging you to get involved in local democratic life. Discover some local suffragette stories & try some tasty cake! All welcome’.
More than MUM! South Street, Ipswich
Kesgrave Tuesday Project – Kesgrave
Still time to register and engage your community of interest in debate, delicious cakes and pots of hot tea!
Democracy, community and the relevance of the democratic process across all communities.
This journal of comment and analysis is devised and published in the East of England...leaning to the left, thinking independently, arguing for humanity... Editor: Tim Smith MA, FRSA Now living in rural Suffolk, I have wondered all my adult life why ordinary people like me, would vote to make the policies of the self-interested Right ascendant? I now think, older as I am, that I have pursued entirely the wrong question, despite voting Labour my entire life. Why on earth cannot collaborative socialism make the Left successfully ascendant? This is the new quest. Tim is a Partner at SmithMartin LLP - a Cambridge based social business working to create projects which tackle inequality. Collective Conversations is a not for profit, publishing project - the views and interpretations expressed are solely those of the individual contributors to the work. No endorsement of any party or person is sought or implied...