Muriel Nichol (née Wallhead) born Wilmslow, Cheshire, England February 2, 1893 (d. 1983). British Socialist, pacifist politician; suffragist; teacher. Opposed world war i conscription when her father was imprisoned for antiwar activity. Wartime speaking tour on “futility of war”; active in interwar No More War movement. Labour Member of Parliament, opposing conscription and urging independence for india, 1945-50.
“India can govern herself. She wants to govern herself; she insists upon governing herself, and quite rightly.” (March 6, 1947 in Parliament, Hansard, p. 720; photo documenting dissent)