The mother of parliaments (expression)

Mother of Parliamentsthe mother of parliaments
"The mother of parliaments" is a phrase coined by the British politician and reformer John Bright in a speech at Birmingham on 18 January 1865.wikipedia
18 Related Articles

John Bright

BrightJohn Bright MPJ Bright
"The mother of parliaments" is a phrase coined by the British politician and reformer John Bright in a speech at Birmingham on 18 January 1865.
He coined the phrase "the mother of parliaments."

Parliament of the United Kingdom

ParliamentUK ParliamentBritish Parliament
The expression is often applied to the Parliament of the United Kingdom because of the adoption of the Westminster model of parliamentary democracy by many countries of the former British Empire.
With the global expansion of the British Empire, the UK Parliament has shaped the political systems of many countries as ex-colonies and so it has been called the "Mother of Parliaments."

Parliament

parliamentary governmentparliamentslegislative assembly
The British Parliament is often referred to as the Mother of Parliaments (in fact a misquotation of John Bright, who remarked in 1865 that "England is the Mother of Parliaments") because the British Parliament has been the model for most other parliamentary systems, and its Acts have created many other parliaments.

Phrase

phrasesTense phrasephrasal
"The mother of parliaments" is a phrase coined by the British politician and reformer John Bright in a speech at Birmingham on 18 January 1865.

Birmingham

Birmingham, United KingdomBirmingham, EnglandCity of Birmingham
"The mother of parliaments" is a phrase coined by the British politician and reformer John Bright in a speech at Birmingham on 18 January 1865.

England

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿EnglishENG
It was a reference to England.

The Times

TimesTimes Newspapers LtdTimes Online
This was reported in The Times on the following day.

Westminster system

WestminsterWestminster-styleWestminster parliamentary system
The expression is often applied to the Parliament of the United Kingdom because of the adoption of the Westminster model of parliamentary democracy by many countries of the former British Empire.

British Empire

BritishEmpireBritain
The expression is often applied to the Parliament of the United Kingdom because of the adoption of the Westminster model of parliamentary democracy by many countries of the former British Empire.

History of democracy

democratic movementdemocraticdominance of democracy

Parliamentary sovereignty

parliamentary supremacylegislative supremacysovereignty of Parliament

Bicameralism

bicameralbicameral legislaturechambers
The British Parliament is often referred to as the Mother of Parliaments (in fact a misquotation of John Bright, who remarked in 1865 that "England is the Mother of Parliaments") because the British Parliament has been the model for most other parliamentary systems, and its Acts have created many other parliaments.

Gina Miller

Miller said outside the High Court: "The judgment, I hope – when it's read by the Government and they contemplate the full judgment – that they will make the wise decision of not appealing but pressing forward and having a proper debate in our sovereign Parliament, our mother of parliaments that we are so admired for all over the world".