Lords pass Parliament bill (44 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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.

Citation:
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 08 December 2016.]