House of Commons votes to exclude 'strangers' when necessary

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Historical Context Note

In Britain, the House of Commons decides to exclude 'strangers' from the observers' gallery when necessary, which they have never been able to do before. This is decided as a result of a majority vote of solely the lower chamber.
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Citation:
Editors. "House of Commons votes to exclude 'strangers' when necessary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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