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by Valerie Chancellor

Category: Europe
Subcategory: History books
Author: Valerie Chancellor
ISBN: 0951196014
ISBN13: 978-0951196014
Language: English
Publisher: Bennett Lodge (July 1987)
Pages: 184
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The political life of Joseph Hume, 1777-1855: the Scot who was for over 30 years a radical leader in the British House of Commons.

Joseph Hume (1777-1855). The political life of Joseph Hume, 1777-1855: the Scot who was for over 30 years a radical leader in the British House of Commons.

In the first thirty years of the nineteenth century, cities like Birmingham and . The radicals believed that Parliament should represent the people

Several towns close together grew into huge cities with no countryside left in between. The radicals believed that Parliament should represent the people. The Whigs, or Liberals as they later became known, were in the middle, wanting enough change to avoid revolution but little more. The Tories hoped that the House of Lords would protect the interests of the property owners. When the Commons agreed on reform in 1830 it was turned down by the House of Lords.

The Leader of the House of Commons is generally a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom who is responsible for arranging government business in the House of Commons.

Famous British Political Leaders. Famous People From England This section provides you information about the life and works of famous British political leaders. Famous People From England. 18th Century British Political Leaders 21st Century British Political Leaders British Female Political Leaders. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous British political leaders.

Joseph Hume, British radical politician responsible for a number of social reforms. After making his fortune in India, he returned to England and, in 1812, purchased a seat in the House of Commons, where he voted as a Tory. Parliament dissolved, and six years elapsed before Hume returned to the.

The House of Lords (like the monarchy) has little, if any, real power any more. All proposals must have the agreement of the Lords before they can become law. But the power of the Lords to refuse a proposal for a law which has been agreed by the Commons is now limited. After a period which can be as short as six months the proposal becomes law anyway, whether or not the Lords agree. The composition of the Lords has changed since 1958, when it became possible to award 'life peerages' through the honours system.

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