HC Deb 07 November 1960 vol 629 c19W
Mr. Brockway

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when it is proposed to extend the franchise in the Bahamas to women.

Mr. Iain Macleod

A Motion to amend the General Assembly Election Act, 1959, was introduced in the House of Assembly in June of this year. It included a recommendation in favour of votes for women. An enlarged Constitutional Committee of the House of Assembly was appointed to deal with the matter during the recess and to report back in January, 1961.

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