House of Commons votes to exclude 'strangers' when necessary (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "House of Commons votes to exclude 'strangers' when necessary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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