Parliament Square

We Must Use The Millicent Fawcett Statue To Transform Women's Lives

Sam Smethers | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK
Sam Smethers

Millicent's approach was to use peaceful methods to campaign. She gathered petition signatures, wrote endless letters, spoke at hundreds of public meetings, brought the regional organisations together into what became the National Union for Women's Suffrage Societies and eventually led a movement of 100,000 people. She had been doing this since the age of 19 in 1866 when she collected signatures on a petition she was too young to sign herself. She had over 30 years of campaigning under her belt before Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).

Parliament Square To Get Its First Ever Female Statue In Historic Move

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

The first ever statue of a woman to stand in London’s historic Parliament Square will be unveiled next year after a monument of suffragist Millicent...

The Ten Best Signs From The 'Not One Day More, Tories Out' Protest

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK

Thousands of protesters gathered in central London on Saturday in a rally calling for the Conservatives to be ousted from power. While protesters desc...

Marching Against The DUP

Fran Springfield | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics
Fran Springfield

Decent, safe homes, a woman's right to choose, a society that does not discriminate, these are values for all. We will continue to demonstrate until they are achieved.

Intruder With Fake ID 'Wandered Round Parliament For 12 Hours'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK

Security at Parliament’s gates was breached last year by an intruder who flashed fake identification and wandered around the estate for 12 hours, it...

Travelling In London In The Wake Of The Westminster Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK

Contrary to what Fox News would have you believe, London has not been “shut down” in the wake of a terror attack which killed four people. Nationa...

How The Terror Attack On Westminster Unfolded Before Our Eyes

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics

It was the day everyone at Westminster had been dreading. The Houses of Parliament, with their iconic ‘Big Ben’ clocktower, are the defining sym...

Shocked Eyewitnesses Describe Horror Scene Following Westminster 'Terror Attack'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK

Eyewitnesses including tourists, reporters and MPs have spoken of their horror during what is now being treated as a terror attack in Westminster. One...

Jeremy Corbyn Misses His Own 'Emergency' Brexit Protest

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn didn’t turn up to his own protest supporting the rights of EU citizens outside Parliament on Monday after earlier telling his MPs to s...

Parliament To Debate Trump's Visit Following Petition Signed By Millions

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

The state visit by Donald Trump will be debated in Parliament as protests take place across the UK against the US president. MPs will consider Theresa...

Taxi Drivers Protest Olympic Lanes

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

Westminster was plunged into short-lived chaos on Tuesday as black cab drivers united in Parliament Square against exclusive Olympic Lanes, which came...

Two Arrested At Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Outside Parliament

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Around 200 anti-capitalist protesters entered Parliament Square as they linked with a group supporting activists who had recreated the famous 1936 Jar...

Arrests Made At Parliament Square Squatters' Rights Protest

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics

At least 12 people have been arrested by police after a large group of protesters staged a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament over plans t...