Author and journalist Stephen Bates describes the Corn Laws crisis, the battle over bread prices that divided parliament in mid-19th-century Britain.

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Stephen BatesAuthor and journalist

Stephen Bates is a former senior correspondent for The Guardian, and has reported for the BBC, Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail. He is the author of non-fiction books including The Poisonous Solicitor: The True Story of a 1920s Murder Mystery.

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