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Some Makers of Modern Politics: I: Peel and the End of the Old Ministerial Responsibility


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by Mr. R. H. GRETTON
IN almost every way the House of Commons has entirely changed from the august senate which, in the early nineteenth century, debated at its leisure and at its pleasure the affairs of the nation. The change is important as being an essential part of the making of modern England; and it is because its phases can be made plainer by associating them with great statesmen that Mr. Gretton is centring each of his talks in this series round a prominent Victorian statesman, Peel being the first.


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Some Makers of Modern Politics: I: Peel and the End of the Old Ministerial Responsibility

5XX Daventry, 14 June 1929 19.25

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