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December 14th 2008 marks the 90th anniversary of a landmark election in Britain. Following the end of World War I it was the first election in which women were entitled to vote. The Representation of the People Act which became law in February 1918 had granted the right to vote on a restricted basis to women. Only women over 30 would be entitled to vote. Voting rights for all women aged over 21 did not come until ten years later, in 1928.