Thomas Attwood and the Birmingham Political Union
The Reform Act was finally passed on 4 June 1832. Find out about its impact on Birmingham.
The Birmingham Political Union ‘of the Lower and Middle Classes of the People', founded by Thomas Attwood, played an instrumental role in the electoral reform movement.
Thomas Attwood, a Birmingham resident, was deeply influential in the early nineteenth century reform movement.
Birmingham people made an important contribution to the passage of the 1832 Reform Act.