Lord Salisbury resigns as British Prime Minister (43 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

British Prime Minister Lord Salisbury resigns, after Jesse Collings, an MP advocating land reform, proposes a 'Small Holdings Amendment Act' in response to the government's proposals for the coming year, citing 'three acres and a cow' as the right of every agricultural labourer.

Citation:
Editors. "Lord Salisbury resigns as British Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18932, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Prime Ministers in Britain