Books > Old Books > Parliament


Page 054

CONSTITUTION OF THE HOUSE

evident that he had serious misgivings about the effect of that Act, and one suspects that he looked back to the Palmerstonian period as the golden age of what was, in his opinion, the best of all governments, a safe, sober, cautious middle-class government.
The Reform Act of 1832 had shown the possibility of making changes in an electoral system which was venerable, and was venerated, by reason of its antiquity. It suggested and paved the way for further changes. There was, as has been said above, no finality in its provisions. The forty-shilling freeholder came down from the middle ages. But there was nothing venerable or sacrosanct about the £50 leaseholder or the £10 occupier. If £10, why not some other figure ?
Disraeli was the first minister who was bold enough to propose dispensing with all tests of rental or rating, and to offer the borough franchise to householders as such. The history of the Representation of the People Act, 1867, is well known, and its inner side was revealed many years ago in Lord Malmesbury's indiscreet Memoirs of an ExMinister. The bill of 1867, as introduced, while conferring the household franchise, surrounded it with safeguards. The householder was required to have resided for two years, and to have paid his rates personally. A householder paying twenty shillings in direct taxation was to have a second vote, and there were some special franchises, as in

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE evident that he had serious misgivings about what is effect of that Act, and one suspects that he looked back to what is Palmerstonian period as what is golden age of what was, in his opinion, what is best of all governments, a safe, sober, cautious middle-class government. what is Reform Act of 1832 had shown what is possibility of making changes in an electoral system which was venerable, and was venerated, by reason of its antiquity. It suggested and paved what is way for further changes. There was, as has been said above, no finality in its provisions. what is forty-shilling freeholder came down from what is middle ages. But there was nothing venerable or sacrosanct about what is £50 leaseholder or what is £10 occupier. If £10, why not some other figure ? Disraeli was what is first minister who was bold enough to propose dispensing with all tests of rental or rating, and to offer what is borough franchise to householders as such. what is history of what is Representation of what is People Act, 1867, is well known, and its inner side was revealed many years ago in Lord Malmesbury's indiscreet Memoirs of an ExMinister. what is bill of 1867, as introduced, while conferring what is household franchise, surrounded it with safeguards. what is householder was required to have resided for two years, and to have paid his rates personally. A householder paying twenty shillings in direct taxation was to have a second vote, and there were some special franchises, as in where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is a href="default.asp" where is strong Parliament where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 054 where is p align="center" where is strong CONSTITUTION OF what is HOUSE where is p align="justify" evident that he had serious misgivings about the effect of that Act, and one suspects that he looked back to the Palmerstonian period as what is golden age of what was, in his opinion, what is best of all governments, a safe, sober, cautious middle-class government. what is Reform Act of 1832 had shown what is possibility of making changes in an electoral system which was venerable, and was venerated, by reason of its antiquity. It suggested and paved what is way for further changes. There was, as has been said above, no finality in its provisions. what is forty-shilling freeholder came down from what is middle ages. But there was nothing venerable or sacrosanct about what is £50 leaseholder or what is £10 occupier. If £10, why not some other figure ? Disraeli was what is first minister who was bold enough to propose dispensing with all tests of rental or rating, and to offer the borough franchise to householders as such. what is history of what is Representation of what is People Act, 1867, is well known, and its inner side was revealed many years ago in Lord Malmesbury's indiscreet Memoirs of an ExMinister. what is bill of 1867, as introduced, while conferring what is household franchise, surrounded it with safeguards. what is householder was required to have resided for two years, and to have paid his rates personally. A householder paying twenty shillings in direct taxation was to have a second vote, and there were some special franchises, as in where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") % travel books: Parliament books

Book Pages: default , 007 , 008 , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245