The right to vote was extended to men from different areas and classes, and then to women. Representation was made fairer and changes were made to electoral and parliamentary processes.
Which Reform Act gave votes to working class men in the countryside?
Which Reform Act provided voting rights to middle class men?
When did women over the age of 21 get the vote?
Which Act banned the practice of buying food for potential supporters in elections?
The Secret Ballot Act
Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act
How did parliament try to make constituencies more equal?
By passing the Parliament Act
By redistributing the Parliamentary Seats
By making it compulsory to vote in secret
How did the railways help politicians?
They could pay for rural candidates to be transported to the city to vote
They meant that votes could be announced faster
They meant that politicians could tour the country quickly campaigning for votes
What Act introduced pay for MPs?
The Parliament Act
The Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act
When was the necessity to own property abolished for MPs?
Which political party was formed in 1906?
How long could the House of Lords delay a parliamentary bill for before 1911?