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.
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 benefits of the Land Reform Bill will be potentially life-changing for individuals and communities across Scotland , Environment Minister Dr Aileen McLeod said today.
Britain's banking reform bill cleared its final legislative hurdle late on Monday, paving the way for a raft of new regulations including the "ring fencing" of banks' retail and investment divisions.
Global Banking News-September 16, 2013--Approval of housing finance reform bill highest priority for banking panel(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Earlier this summer, President Obama was tantalizingly close to passing a comprehensive immigration reform bill that included an arduous but real path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are living in anonymity and fear, waiting and praying for Congress to act.
Not all House Republicans are sold on a proposed House immigration reform bill that would legalize undocumented children.
Mr Khan said the reform bill demanded 30 days to scrutinize the credentials of candidates such as tax returns, foreign visits, bank loans, utility bills etc.
Riverside has written to MPs in constituencies where it has more than 50 homes, including Tyne and Wear, urging them to ensure there is an evaluation of the impact of the Welfare Reform Bill.
Postal Service reform bill in Congress that would have eliminated discounted nonprofit postal rates during a 12-year period has been eliminated from the legislation.