Lords pass Parliament bill (44 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


The Lords decide not to insist on their amendments. This resolved the constitutional struggle to curb the House of Lords' influence, and saved George V from having to keep his promise to the Liberal government by creating enough new peers to defeat the opposition.

Editors. "Lords pass Parliament bill". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12000, accessed 24 October 2016.]