Reform Bill


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Reform Bill

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Reform Act

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1. (Historical Terms) history Brit any of several bills or acts extending the franchise or redistributing parliamentary seats, esp the acts of 1832 and 1867
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) history Brit any of several bills or acts extending the franchise or redistributing parliamentary seats, esp the acts of 1832 and 1867
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233), and the subsequent years when in Continental Europe despotic government reasserted itself and sternly suppressed liberal hopes and uprisings, while in England liberalism and democracy steadily and doggedly gathered force until by the Reform Bill of 1832 political power was largely transferred from the former small governing oligarchy to the middle class.
His early love of simplicity hardened into a rigid opposition not only to the materialistic modern industrial system but to all change--the Reform Bill, the reform of education, and in general all progressive political and social movements.
As to any provincial history in which the agents are all of high moral rank, that must be of a date long posterior to the first Reform Bill, and Peter Featherstone, you perceive, was dead and buried some months before Lord Grey came into office.
The first night they happened to fall on the chapters about the famine in Egypt, and Arthur began talking about Joseph as if he were a living statesman--just as he might have talked about Lord Grey and the Reform Bill, only that they were much more living realities to him.
When Colonel Dobbin quitted the service, which he did immediately after his marriage, he rented a pretty little country place in Hampshire, not far from Queen's Crawley, where, after the passing of the Reform Bill, Sir Pitt and his family constantly resided now.
The Cabinet has decided to postpone its processing of a military pension reform bill, Premier Lai Ching-te said Tuesday in the wake of an incident at a public protest that left a retired colonel seriously injured.
ISLAMABAD -- The opposition staged a walkout from the National Assembly after the FATA's reform bill was again excluded from the lower house's agenda on Thursday.
PPP Parliamentary Leader Syed Naveed Qamar speaking on a point of order said,' Every day we are being given lollypop by the government that FATA Reform Bill will be included in the agenda.
Senator Young discussed the Senates recently passed tax reform bill that benefits Indianas farmers, and his continued advocacy on behalf of the states vital agriculture industry.
Few days back, federalminister Abdul Qadir Baloch and Planning Commission's Deputy ChairmanSartaj Aziz in a press conference had announced of ending Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) inthe tribal areasand bringing the Reform Bill back in the assembly.
The Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) CFO has said that the bank would take a financial hit if the US tax reform bill is passed.