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Artist or CreatorSteve Bell
Title or CaptionExpanding Lords Shrinking Commons
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date08 Aug 2012
Embedded text or transcriptIt's the Big Society in action!
Person DepictedThatcher; Margaret (1925-2013)
Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
NotesNews: 7 Aug: "Nick Clegg's plan for constitutional reform and David Cameron's scheme to shift parliamentary boundaries in the Conservatives' favour both lay in ruins last night as victims of the prime minister's inability to persuade his backbenchers to support an elected House of Lords. A subdued and depressed Clegg announced he was abandoning all plans to reform the Lords in this parliament, adding as a result he will also be instructing his MPs to vote down revised parliamentary boundaries designed to reduce the number of MPs to 600. ... " Patrick Wintour, The Guardian
DescriptionArtist has labelled digital image 3372 080812 Biglords
SubjectsHouse of Lords
House of Commons
prime ministers
ex-prime ministers
government policy
ceremonial robes
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GB/BCA/615Thatcher; Margaret (1925-2013)1925-2013   
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