Lord John Russell's motion for parliamentary reform is rejected (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Lord John Russell puts forward a motion for parliamentary reform, but it is rejected. A bill to reform the electoral system is finally passed in 1832.

Citation:
Editors. "Lord John Russell's motion for parliamentary reform is rejected". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17805, accessed 11 December 2016.]