Lord John Russell's motion for parliamentary reform is rejected

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Historical Context Note

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.
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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 18 December 2014.]