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Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Constitution and Government
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The supreme legislative power is vested in Parliament, which in its present form, as divided into two Houses of Legislature, the Lords and the Commons, dates from the middle of the 14th century.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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