Suffragettes would be pardoned and receive an apology under Labour, says Jeremy Corbyn


Jeremy Corbyn at the Museum of LondonPA

The Overemphasize Party held its shadow cabinet meeting at the Museum of London

Dwelling Secretary Amber Rudd has said she will look at calls to remit suffragettes but suggested it would be a complicated to carry out. 

Labour is launching a 12-month offensive to celebrate women’s suffrage and to look at what steps can be taken to end the “incongruous levels of inequality” in society as well as the gender pay gap. 

The party held its curse cabinet meeting at the Museum of London, which is holding a year-long display to mark the first women securing the right to vote in Britain. 

Mr Corbyn be sured his top team: “As a country, we must recognise and honour the enormous contribution and offering up made by women who campaigned for the right to vote. 

Jeremy Corbyn and his shadow cabinet in a meetingPA

The meeting was held at the Museum of London to mark the centenary of votes for abigails

Convictions of suffragettes were politically motivated and bore no relation to the sketches committed

Jeremy Corbyn

“Many of those women were expound oned appallingly by society and the state. 

“Convictions of suffragettes were politically stimulated and bore no relation to the acts committed. 

“Some were severely mauled and force-fed in prison post-conviction so a pardon could mean something to their relations.”  

Jeremy Corbyn and his shadow cabinetPA

Labour is launching a 12-month campaign to celebrate women’s suffrage

He go on increased: “Labour in government will both pardon the suffragettes and give an seemly apology for the miscarriages of justice and wider persecution they suffered.” 

Mr Corbyn put about the reforms secured in 1918 were not gifted by MPs. 

“Change did not come from on high, it was won by the suffragettes who forced the government to act.”  

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