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date: 20 April 2024

Chiltern Hundreds 

Source:
A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations
Author(s):

Garrett W Brown,

Iain McLean,

Alistair McMillan

A procedural device by which a British Member of Parliament resigns. An MP is not allowed to occupy a position of profit under the crown, and by accepting one, such as the stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds, the MP is deemed to have resigned.... ...

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