Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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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