Robert Peel Statue, Parliament Square.

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G Lokey on August 13, 2012

Sir Robert Peel, 1788-1850, was a British Conservative statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from the 10th December 1834 to 8th April 1835, and again from 30th August 1841 to 29th June 1846. While Home Secretary Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force leading to police officers being known as "bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Northern Ireland). While Prime Minister after 1841 Peel repealed the Corn Laws and issued the Tamworth Manifesto leading to the formation of the Conservative Party out of the shattered Tory Party.

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  • Uploaded on August 13, 2012
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    by G Lokey
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