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Rachel Reeves MP on Leeds' first Women MP, Alice Bacon

In the last in our series of International Women’s Day blog posts today, Rachel Reeves MP talks about Alice Bacon – who was the first woman to represent Leeds in Parliament. 510 more words

Who Led Leeds? Case Study #1: Maud Dightam

  • by Antony Ramm, Local and Family History, Central Library

Many readers will be familiar with the name and the achievements of Alice Bacon, the first woman elected as an MP in Leeds. 1,332 more words

Leeds History

The Beauty of Concrete: Ending Loneliness

Most of us were probably unaware of Jo Cox, Labour MP for Batley & Spen, until her tragic death in June 2016, a week before the EU referendum. 618 more words