Impact on Reform
The Ultras may have been happy with
seeing Peel humiliated and kicked out
of the government.
However, his re-election for
Westbury, a rotten borough enraged
them further and led to them
determined to get their revenge on
Many Ultras became convinced that
Parliament had to be reformed to stop
government abuses and corruption
like Peel's re-election.
Some even believed that truly
representative Parliament of
Englishmen would never have passed