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The growth of urban areas and greater political awareness among the working classes led to demands for change
John Wilkes, an 18th Century MP who brought the question of electoral reform to Parliament.
The parliamentary landscape began to change with the first Reform Act
With the 1832 Reform Act giving hope that a more representative Parliament could be achieved, further reforms were gradually, if reluctantly, made as the 19th century progressed
Established a uniform franchise throughout the country.
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