Talks

The Representation of the People Act (1918) and the coming of Democracy to Britain
by Professor Andrew Thorpe

Date: Thursday 24 January 2013

The landmark '1918 Representation of the People Act' brought mass democracy to Britain for the first time. This lecture will explain why this Act was passed in 1918 and will also set it into the longer-run context of Parliamentary Reform Acts from 1832 onwards.

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