For the tortuous history of attempts to have this Bill passed first by the Commons and then by the House of Lords, please see our article on the Great Reform Act, 1832.
Editors. "House of Commons passes First Reform Bill by one vote". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 April 2006
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4685, accessed 22 May 2013.]