John Pemble: Late Georgian Westminster, 10 June 2010
Show More The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1820-32 by D.R. Fisher.
Cambridge, 6336 pp., £490, December 2009, 978 0 521 19314 6Show More
“... still: Canning, Castlereagh, Peel, O’Connell, Brougham, Ricardo, Macaulay, Bulwer Lytton, Jeffrey, Wilberforce, Mackintosh. The huge expansion of Parliament’s responsibilities had brought a five-fold increase in its business. In the 1820s alone, 3806 bills were enacted. Since mornings were set aside for correspondence and consultation, and ...”