Factory Act of 1833 Act to improve working conditions for children working in factories. . No child workers under nine years of age . Employers must have an age certification . Children around 9-13 must work no longer than nine hours . Children around 13-18 must work no longer than twelve hours . Children must be provided with at least two hours of schooling . Children are not allowed to work at night . Four factory inspectors are appointed to enforce the law (Source: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resou... Reform Act of 1832
Act passed by the parliment of the UK
. Disfranchised 56 boroughs, reduced another 31 to only one MP . Created 67 new constitutes . Broadened the franchise's property qualifications in the counties to include farmers, landowners, and shopkeepers (Source: http://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/evo...
Movement in the UK for:
. Votes for all men . Equal electoral districts . Abolition of the requirement that Members of Parliment be property owners . Payment for MP's . Annual general election and . The secret ballot The Chartist Movement ended in 1848, when the proposal was dejected for the third time. The first in 1839, and the second in 1842. (Source: http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist3.html)
Political Changes During the Industrial Revolution