The Great Reform Act 1932-How the Bill was passed.

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How the Bill was passed.

A committe, instructed by Grey, drew up a Bill that would satisfy demands for reform for good but would also not go too far.

In March 1831, the Bill was introduced, the news had already been leaked out and the government had received hundreds of petitions demanding reform. 

The Details of the Bill:

Seats:

  • 56 small boroughs lost both MPs 
  • 30 small boroughs lost one MP  
  • 22 towns gained two MPs 
  • 20 towns gained one MP.

The Franchise:

  • In the counties the £2 qualification was

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