"Votes for Women"

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One hundred years after the first women gained the right to vote we took to the streets of Bishop Auckland to celebrate a key moment in the ongoing battle for equalisation of women’s rights.

I was pleased to join women, men and children from across County Durham to celebrate. Other speakers including Sue Snowdon, the first female Lord Lieutenant of Durham and organiser Cllr Joy Allen. I was also proud to march alongside other 1950s women including Durham WASPI group to highlight modern day issues for women.

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You can see more photographs on the Northern Echo website.

 

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(Thank you to Daniel Anderson and Lynn Gibson for the fab photographs)

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