Read about the 1832 Great Reform Act which introduced major change to how Britain’s elections are run.

History

What if … the 1832 Great Reform Act hadn’t happened?

At one key stage the Great Reform Bill was passed by a majority of just one. What would have happened if the Bill had instead been defeated at that stage? … Read the full post »

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History

The forgotten liberal hero: Earl Grey

Charles Grey, second Earl Grey, Viscount Howick and Baron Grey, was the Prime Minister who oversaw the Great Reform Act of 1832, which overhauled the countryโ€™s parliamentary electoral system and was the culmination of two years of intense political crisis. … Read the full post »