B ; reform ; seat distribution ; representation problems c1780

there were how many parliamentary seats in E/S/W?
558
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what act in 1800 changed this?
Act of Union
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and it rose to?
658
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bc act of union did what?
abolished irish parliament and provded 100 irish seats for wminster
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how many county seats?
122
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each county regardless of size how many MPs?
2
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boroughs and oxbridge uni seats comprised total how many sets?
436
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smaller boroughs consisted of around how many voters?
500-1k
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sometimes under whose direct ctrl?
gov
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notably what along south coast?
naval bases
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in many smaller boroughs electors quite happy to do what with votes?
sell to highest bidder
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like which extremely corrupt borough?
sudbury
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which was disqualified in?
1844
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in many cases borough seats were allocated to towns with what?
economic / religious significance
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boroughs retained right to 2MPs even if?
depopulation or economic decline reduced borough population
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distribution of seats tiward end 18th century heavily wieghted toward?
SE england
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south of london to bristol were seats that returned what % all MPs?
40%
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cornwall alone returned how many MPs?
44
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and scotland?
45
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representative system didn't take into account what of the 1700s?
population redistribution
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by 1780 what was lancashire's population?
4x cornwall
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but lancashire returned how many mps?
14
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to cornwall's?
44
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what act in 1800 changed this?

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Act of Union

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and it rose to?

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bc act of union did what?

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how many county seats?

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