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Votes: Hereditary Peers (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill

On 23rd March 2018 the House of Lords considered the House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill in committee. This was a Private Member’s Bill. 172 more words


Report of the Lord Speaker’s Committee on the size of the House of Lords: a real opportunity for progress on reform

The Lord Speaker’s Committee on the Size of the House of Lords, has recommended moving to a chamber of no more than 600 members, appointed for 15-year terms. 1,404 more words


The Mirror's Article About Peers' Expenses Has A Problem

A recent article in the Daily Mirror claims that members of the House of Lords are effectively bilking the taxpayer. The paper highlighted seventeen peers who have received over £400,000 in expenses between them despite failing to speak, sit on a committee or submit a written question. 680 more words

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