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  • The colonial representatives enjoy equal rights with those elected for constituencies in France.

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  • The number of constituencies are also the same as for Parliament.'

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  • They are further allowed travelling expenses from and to their constituencies on the basis of rules governing journeys of functionaries receiving a monthly salary of £750.

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  • On his return he resumed his office as commissioner of the Great Seal, was appointed a commissioner of the treasury with a salary of 1000, and was returned to the parliament of 1654 for each of the four constituencies of Bedford, Exeter, Oxford and Buckinghamshire, electing to sit for the latter constituency.

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  • Having entered the army at an early age, Conway was elected to the Irish parliament in 1741 as member for Antrim, which he continued to represent for twenty years; in the same year he became a member of the English House of Commons, sitting for Higham Ferrers in Northamptonshire, and he remained in parliament, representing successively a number of different constituencies, almost without interruption for more than forty years.

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  • one to every 64,893 of the population, and all the constituencies are single-member constituencies.

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  • For parliamentary purposes the districts are divided into single member constituencies.

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  • For parliamentary purposes the province is divided into singlemember constituencies.

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  • For parliamentary purposes the province is divided into single-member constituencies.

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  • Lord Dufferin, who had succeeded Lord Lisgar as governor-general in 1872, at once sent for the leader of the Opposition, Mr Alexander Mackenzie, who succeeded in forming a Liberal administration which, on appealing to the constituencies, was supported by an overwhelming majority, and held power for the five following years.

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  • The heavy taxation of the war years was still retained, to the disgust especially of the income-tax payers; and new issues arose over the Education Act, labour questions, and the introduction of Chinese labour into South Africa (in 1904), which were successfully used against the government in the constituencies.

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  • Although he really directed the policy of the various ministries, he evidently thought that the time was not ripe for asserting openly his own claims to direct the policy of the Republic, and seemed inclined to observe a neutral attitude as far as possible; but events hurried him on, and early in 1881 he placed himself at the head of a movement for restoring scrutin de lisle, or the system by which deputies are returned by the entire department which they represent, so that each elector votes for several representatives at once, in place of scrutin d'arrondissement, the system of small constituencies, giving one member to each district and one vote to each elector.

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  • By the constitution this was within their power, and by clever manipulation of the constituencies they brought it about that the Ultramontane majority was reduced to two.

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  • The Gautsch redistribution bill proposed to increase the number of constituencies from 4 2 5 to 455, to allot a fixed number of constituencies to each province and, within each province, to each race according to its numbers and tax-paying capacity.

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  • During the negotiations the number of constituencies was raised to 516, divided, according to provinces, as follows: Bohemia.

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  • 4 In the allotment of the constituencies to the various tax-paying capacity was taken into consideration.

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  • In mixed districts separate constituencies and registers were established for the electors of each race, who could only vote on their own register for a candidate of their own race.

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  • The constituencies were divided according to race as follows: - Germans of all parties Czechs of all parties .

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  • The German constituencies, though allotted in a proportion unduly favourable, left the Germans, with 233 seats, in a permanent minority as compared with the 259 Slav seats.

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  • They provided (inter alia) for a non-official majority in all of the provincial councils, but not in that of the governor-general; for an elaborate system of election of members by organized constituencies; for nomination where direct election is not appropriate; and for the separate representation of Mahommedans and other special interests.

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  • By the new constitution the grand-duchy was to be divided into not less than twelve and not more than eighteen constituencies, electing members in proportion to population.

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  • They number 150, and are distributed among the constituencies in proportion to population; the distribution being revised every tenth year.

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  • The members of the second chamber number 230, of whom 150 are elected from rural constituencies and 80 from towns.

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  • It brought in a bill for manhood suffrage at elections for the Second Chamber, together with single member constituencies and election on the absolute majority principle.

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  • From 1818 to 1834 he represented various constituencies in parliament, where he was chiefly prominent for his persistent efforts to relieve the disabilities of the Jews.'

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  • The House of Assembly consists (as originally constituted) of 121 members, elected by single-membered constituencies, each constituency containing as nearly as possible the same number of voters.

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  • The commission charged with the delimitation of constituencies is permitted to vary the quota as much as 15% either way.

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  • Each councillor represents a separate constituency, these constituencies, as far as possible, to be the same as the parliamentary constituencies.

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  • (In the Cape and Transvaal provinces they were the same in 19to; Natal and Orange Free State returning only 17 members to the House of Assembly, the parliamentary constituencies have been rearranged.) The qualifications for electors are the same as for parliament, and any person qualified to vote is qualified to be a member of the council.

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  • Among the other decisions of the convention were: the choice of Pretoria as the seat of administration anti of Cape Town as the seat of the legislature, the renaming the Orange River Colony, Orange Free State Province; the provision of three membered constituencies and of proportional representation and the safe-guarding of the smaller communities by giving Natal and the Orange River colonies more members of parliament than they were entitled to on the voters basis.

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  • The draft act, with its " one vote one value " principle, its three-membered constituencies and its scheme for proportional representation, threatened Dutch supremacy in the rural districts, and aroused the opposition of Hofmeyr, who secured the passage of amendments through the Cape parliament which destroyed the principle of equal rights.

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  • Through the firmness of the Transvaal delegates, supported by the Progressives, the principle of equal rights was retained; the concession made to the Cape was the abandonment of proportional representation, while one-membered constituencies were substituted for three-membered constituencies.

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  • In April 1806, for example, only one Republican deputy was returned, although it was notorious that the Republican party could command a majority in many constituencies.

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  • Politically the city is divided into six Reichstag and four Landtag constituencies, returning six and nine members respectively, and it must be noted that in the case of the Landtag the allocation of seats dated from 1860, so that the city, in proportion to its population, was in 1908 much under-represented.

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  • The principle adopted in distributing the representation is that of equal electoral districts, modified in practice by a preference given to the distant and rural constituencies at the cost of the metropolitan electorates.

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  • Though strongly opposed to the disestablishment of the Irish Church, yet, when the constituencies decided for it, he advised that no opposition should be made to it by the House of Lords.

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  • The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 made a new division of the country into county and borough constituencies.

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  • All the English counties, with the exception of Rutland, are divided into two or more constituencies, each returning one member, the number of English county parliamentary areas being 2 34.

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  • Outside the county constituencies are the parliamentary boroughs.

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  • Of these there are 135 in England, one of them, Monmouth district,being made up of three contributoryboroughs, while many are divided into several constituencies, the number of borough parliamentary areas in England being 205, of which 61 are in the metropolis.

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  • Of the 205 borough constituencies, 184 return each one member, and 21 return each two members, so that the total number of English borough members is 226.

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  • Few English public men have represented so many constituencies.

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  • When the Redistribution Act divided Bradford into three constituencies, Forster was returned for the central division, but he never took his seat in the new parliament.

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  • The issue was doubtful, and each side sought to secure the support of the native voters, who in several constituencies held the balance of power.

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  • Against the first of these dangers William was to a great extent able to guard by the exercise of his right of dissolution, so as to appeal to the constituencies, which did not always share in the the passions of their representatives.

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  • The Lords were at this time, as a matter of fact, not merely wealthier but wiser than the Commons; and it is no wonder that, in days when the Commons, by passing the Septennial Act, had shown their distrust of their own constituents, the peers should show, by the Peerage Bill, their distrust of that House which was elected by those constituencies.

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  • Already there were signs of a readiness in parliament to treat even the constituencies with contempt.

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  • The constituencies, imperfectly acquainted with the technical issues involved in the dispute, rallied to the minister, who was upholding British interests.

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  • The passage of the bill necessitated a dissolution of parliament; but it had to be postponed to enable parliament to supplement the English Reform Act of 1867 with measures applicable to Scotland and Ireland, and to give time for Disraeli settling the boundaries of the new constituencies ~ which had been created.

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  • If Lord Beaconsfield had dissolved parliament immediately after his return from Berlin, it is possible that the wave of popularity which had been raised by his success would have borne him forward to a fresh victory in the constituencies.

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  • But it so happened ~O~4 that it was no longer possible to appeal to the old constituencies.

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  • But counties and boroughs were broken up into a number of small constituencies, for the most part returning only one member each; while the necessity of increasing the relative weight of Great Britain, and the reluctance to inflict disfranchisement on Ireland, led to an increase in the numbers of the House of Commons from 658 to 670 members.

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  • The election was conducted with unusual bitterness; but the constituencies practically affirmed the policy of the government by maintaining, almost unimpaired, the large ma$ority which the Unionists had secured in 1895.

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  • It was the great question at the polls; and the first elections by the new constituencies went violently against the authors of their being.

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  • Such were the constituencies to whom it was proposed to hand Ireland over.

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  • In February 1902 Lord Rosebery definitely repudiated Home Rule, and steps to oppose his followers were at once taken among Irish voters in English constituencies.

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  • There are 69 constituencies, besides the 21 royal free cities which also return deputies.

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  • On this occasion he restored the system of uninominal constituencies, resisted the socialist agitation, and pressed, though in vain, for the adoption of drastic measures against the false bank-notes put in circulation by the Roman bank.

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  • burgh constituencies.

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  • Together they form the Congressional Hispanic caucus which attempts to work together to address issues that affect all their constituencies.

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  • gentleman's constituency, and in constituencies up and down the country.

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  • constituency represent coastal constituencies are under a lot of pressure.

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  • constituencysion also has regard to local ties when formulating proposals for revised constituencies.

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  • constituency 12% would be enough to win the marginal constituencies we need for a majority.

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  • constituencyno plans to review the issue of the number of Scottish constituencies at Westminster.

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  • constituencyes to the Assembly of the Republic are elected by proportional representation through a system of party lists in 11 multi-member constituencies.

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  • constituencysion considers, therefore, that, where constituencies comprise predominantly urban areas, they will normally be designated as burgh constituencies.

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  • freemanly, our town constituencies should be rendered more extensive; and the old freemen, an ancient political nuisance, should be abolished.

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  • To see detailed maps, click here or to find constituencies by postcode, try clicking here.

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  • marginal constituencies we need for a majority.

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  • plurality system with single member constituencies.

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  • These will address both social science and humanities constituencies, encouraging the rapprochement of disciplines in a comparative approach to contemporary global cultural change.

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  • Third Worldill have been lobbied here and in our constituencies by young constituents about issues such as third-world poverty and climate change.

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  • unprincipled means: Third section was corrupted by imposing Michael supporters on lists, against the wishes of constituencies.

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  • winnable constituencies may have had a dual purpose.

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  • He prepared instructions to be handed by constituencies to their members upon election, in which exclusion, disbanding, the limitation of the prerogative in proroguing and dissolving parliament, and security against popery and arbitrary power were insisted on.

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  • Many persons thought that he should at once have appealed to the country, and have endeavoured to obtain a distinct mandate from the constituencies to introduce a new Home Rule Bill.

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  • For environmentalist organizations like Greenpeace to be against GMO in all its forms under all conditions does nothing at all to serve them or the constituencies they purport to represent.

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  • Members will have been lobbied here and in our constituencies by young constituents about issues such as third-world poverty and climate change.

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  • Unprincipled means: Third section was corrupted by imposing Michael supporters on lists, against the wishes of constituencies.

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  • Ron 's offer to campaign in all winnable constituencies may have had a dual purpose.

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  • The provincial council consists of 36 members elected for the same constituencies and by the same electorate as are the members of the House of Assembly.

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  • He was a strong opponent of Thiers, and continued to contest constituencies as a legitimist with varying fortunes till his death in 1897.

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  • Gladstone had for some time been convinced of the expediency of conceding Home Rule to Ireland in the event of the Irish constituencies giving unequivocal proof that they desired it.

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  • In spite of Gladstone's skilful appeal to the constituencies to sanction the principle of Home Rule, as distinct from the practical provisions of his late bill, the general election resulted in a majority of considerably over loo against his policy, and Lord Salisbury resumed office.

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  • questions regarding the basis of the franchise, single-member constituencies and kindred matters.

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  • In 1774 he published The Chains of Slavery, which was intended to influence constituencies to return popular members, and reject the king's friends.

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  • In England the franchises enjoyed by burgesses, freemen and other consuetudinary constituencies in burghs, were dependent on the character of the burgagetenure.

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  • During 1888 his personality was the dominating feature of French politics, and, when he resigned his seat as a protest against the reception given by the chamber to his revisionist proposals, constituencies vied with one another in selecting him as their representative.

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  • The armistice having been arranged, and the opportunity having been thus obtained of electing a National Assembly, Thiers was chosen deputy by more than twenty constituencies (of which he preferred Paris), and was at once elected by the Assembly itself practically president, nominally chef du pouvoir executif.

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