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Lord Steel of Aikwood's Private Member's Bills on House of Lords Reform

Published Friday, May 11, 2012

This Library Note provides background information on the Private Member’s Bills introduced by Lord Steel of Aikwood containing proposals to reform the membership of the House of Lords.

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This Library Note provides background information on the Private Member’s Bills introduced by Lord Steel of Aikwood containing proposals to reform the membership of the House of Lords. These have included provisions to: establish a statutory appointments commission; bring an end to hereditary Peerage by-elections; make provision for permanent leave of absence; and exclude members in specified circumstances.

Lords Library notes LLN-2012-017

Author: Sarah Rushbrook

Topics: House of Lords, Members of the Lords

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