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Why Should We Be Beggars with the Ballot in Our Hand?

Iain Mclean and Jennifer Nou

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199546954
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191720031 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0005
Why Should We Be Beggars with the Ballot in Our Hand?

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1909 Budget and Lords' veto. Land tax. Lloyd George's strategy: partial success 1909 and failure 1914. What the Permanent Secretary was up to. Parliament Act 1911 and royal vetoes. Temporary expansion in number of veto players.

Keywords: Budget 1909; Lloyd George, David; Murray, Sir George; Rosebery, fifth Earl of; Edward VII; George V; Parliament Act 1911; Asquith, H. H. taxation of land values

Chapter.  6221 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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