Margaret Wintringham was the first female Liberal MP elected in the United Kingdom.

Political

Gems from the archive: David Lloyd George and other Liberals speaking at the 1929 general election

Back in the early 20th century, political parties used to record speeches and distribute gramophone copies around the country for replaying at local meetings. … Read the full post »

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History

Forgotten Liberal heroes: Margaret Wintringham

Margaret Wintringham was the third woman to be elected an MP, the second to take her seat and the first to be a Liberal for her two female predecessors in winning election were Countess Markievicz (Sinn Fein, did not take her seat) and Nancy Astor (Conservative, first female MP to take her seat). … Read the full post »