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WHAT IT MEANS. The following table, compiled by Mr Frankland, the actuary to the Government Insurance Department, shows how the various proposals made would work out in the first place on the principle oi adding to the population of the country districts (the basis now accepted); and secondly, that proposed by the Government Bill of a reduction from the city population?. The figures supplied to us on Saturday were muddled in transmission : Towd. Country.

oouatry .. 9,713 15.2 7,7*0 64.8 It will thus be seen that the quota under the 28 per cent, added, which has been agreed to, for town is 9,676, and for country 7,665. The country will return forty-nine members, and towns twenty-one.

s^—* No. .« No.~ Qaota. Mem-era. Quota. Members. Act 1887— 18 p.c added 9,147 22.2 7,760 47.8 25 „ „ 3,517 21.3 7,611 48 7 28 „ „ 9,676 210 7,665 49.0 33} „ „ 9,959 20.1 7,473 49.6 Government Bill— 25 p.o. deducted [ cities.. 10,228 14.5 7,665 65.5 28 p.c. do 10,570 140 7.601 66.0 83J p.o. do .. 11,123 13.2 7,488 56.8 25 p.c added to

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THE REPRESENTATION BILL., Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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THE REPRESENTATION BILL. Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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