Chronology of the 1918 Reform Act

Chronology of the 1918 Reform Act The figures for parliamentary votes are those given in the official record of debates, which in the case of the house of commons do not include the two tellers in each lobby.12 July 1916The prime minister of the coalition government, Herbert Asquith, tells the house of commons that the cabinet has been unable to find a practical solution to the issue of compiling a new electoral register and the possible extension of the franchise, and suggests that the House set up a select committee.16 AugustWalter Long, the president of the local government board, proposes a ‘representative conference’ be held under an impartial chairman.1 OctoberThe Speaker of the house of commons, James Lowther, accepts the invitation from Asquith to chair the conference.12 OctoberFirst meeting of the Speaker's conference.30 NovemberThe government withdraws its proposed Special Register Bill.6 DecemberDavid Lloyd George replaces Asquith as prime minister and forms a new coalition government.26 January 1917Final meeting of the Speaker's conference, after 26 meetings.27 JanuaryThe report of Speaker's conference is sent to Lloyd George.6 FebruaryThe cabinet considers the report, but is unable to decide on the best way to proceed.26 MarchThe cabinet decides to bring forward a bill based upon the report's recommendations.28 MarchThe http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Parliamentary History Wiley

Chronology of the 1918 Reform Act

Parliamentary History , Volume 37 (1) – Jan 1, 2018
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The figures for parliamentary votes are those given in the official record of debates, which in the case of the house of commons do not include the two tellers in each lobby.12 July 1916The prime minister of the coalition government, Herbert Asquith, tells the house of commons that the cabinet has been unable to find a practical solution to the issue of compiling a new electoral register and the possible extension of the franchise, and suggests that the House set up a select committee.16 AugustWalter Long, the president of the local government board, proposes a ‘representative conference’ be held under an impartial chairman.1 OctoberThe Speaker of the house of commons, James Lowther, accepts the invitation from Asquith to chair the conference.12 OctoberFirst meeting of the Speaker's conference.30 NovemberThe government withdraws its proposed Special Register Bill.6 DecemberDavid Lloyd George replaces Asquith as prime minister and forms a new coalition government.26 January 1917Final meeting of the Speaker's conference, after 26 meetings.27 JanuaryThe report of Speaker's conference is sent to Lloyd George.6 FebruaryThe cabinet considers the report, but is unable to decide on the best way to proceed.26 MarchThe cabinet decides to bring forward a bill based upon the report's recommendations.28 MarchThe

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