Constitutional Crises 1909-1911

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November 1909-1910

DLG had to find £15 million to pay for reforms and naval ship builing

Wanted to redistribute the wealth from rich to poor

Proposed: increased income tax, super tax on incomes over £5,000, increase death tax on estates worth £5,000+, new land taxes

Budget Protest League set up

Conservatives argue it wasn't ordinary budget

Lords reject budget

Liberals can't legally collect taxes 

Had to call an election

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