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1

Elections after 1832: percentage increase in amount of people voting in 1832

It is estimated that the number of people actually voting in 1832 increased by 500%

2

Tamworth Manifesto: When was it published and who was it published by?

It was published by the Tories in December 1834

3

After general election of 1832, what percentage of MPs represented the landed interest?

After 1832 70% - 80% still represented the landed interest

4

How many rotten or public boroughs were disenfranchised in the 1832 reform act

56

5

How many MPs after 1832 still depended on patronage

60/70 MPs still depended directly on patronage

6

Name some rotten boroughs that weren't disenfranchised?

Thetford, Calne and Westbury

7

How many MPs now represented counties?

144 (previously 92)

8

What percentage of males could vote before and after the 1832 Reform Act

Before the 1832 Reform act around 1 in 10 males could voteAfter the 1832 reform act around 1 in 5 males could vote

9

What percentage of males could vote before and after the 1832 Reform Act in Scotland

Before Act 1 in 50 males could voteAfter Act 1 in 8 males could vote

10

In Ireland, what was the story with the voter qualification

In 1829 it had to been slashed by an increase in the housing qualification because parliament feared the rise of the catholic influence.After 1832 about 1 in 20 Males in Ireland could vote