Editors. "British Redistribution of Seats Bill is enacted". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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British Redistribution of Seats Bill is enacted (63 words)
Historical Context Note
In Britain, a Redistribution of Seats Bill, which was introduced in February, is enacted into law. This provides London with 37 additional seats, six more for Liverpool, and 16 more for Yorkshire industrial towns. It also merges boroughs with populations of under 15 000 with their respective counties. Thus the overall effect is to enhance the influence of the cities at the expense of smaller rural settlements.18913 British Redistribution of Seats Bill is enacted 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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