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Matthew Roberts is Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Sheffield Hallam University. He works on parliamentary reform and popular politics in Victorian Britain. He is the author of Political Movements in Urban England, 1832-1914 (Palgrave, 2009).

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Electoral reform dilemmas: are Britain's single-member constituencies out of date?

If parliament is to shift from representing places to representing people, we may have to leave single-member constituencies by the way side, explains Matthew Roberts. This paper is published courtesy of History & Policy
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