Cammaerts, Bart (2011) The royal wedding reminds us that hereditary principle is alive and well in the UK: property rights and control over land remain firmly with royals and the aristocracy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.
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With royal wedding celebrations now underway, it is perhaps a good time to rexamine the role of the royal family and the aristocracy in the UK. Bart Cammaerts finds that this Ancien Régime is still very much in control – 6000 aristocratic families own the vast majority of the UK’s land, supported by the leasehold system and the House of Lords.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
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