S5 UK Democracy

These links will help you research a question that asks you to judge how democratic.

Britain was at different times between 1850 & 1979.

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Electoral reform in the United Kingdom


Parliamentary Reform Acts:

England (1832) | Scotland (1832) | Ireland (1832)

England (1867) | Scotland (1868) | Ireland (1868)

Municipal Reform Acts:

Scotland (1833) | England (1835) | Ireland (1840)

Representation of the People Acts

1884 | 1918 | 1928 | 1948 | 1949 | 1969 | 1981

1983 | 1985 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1993 | 2000

Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 | Ballot Act 1872

Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act 1883

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

Electoral Administration Act 2006

Reform Club | Carlton Club | Rotten borough | Women's Suffrage

British Election History

Scroll down to near the bottom of the list

Chartists on Learning Curve

Growth of Politcal Rights on Learning Curve

The Reform Acts on Victorianweb