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Hannah Mitchell

11 February 1872 - 22 October 1956

British socialist, suffragette and campaigner.

 

I feel my greatest enemy has been the cooking stove – a sort of tyrant who has kept me in subjection .

 

I believed in complete equality and was not prepared to be a camp follower, or a member of what seemed to me a permanent Social Committee, or official Cake-Maker to the Labour Party.

Speaking of the absorbtion of women into the Labour Party, 1918

 

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