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Policy #1079: "Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #1079: "Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the hereditary peers should be removed from the House of Lords would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons2 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Majority
Commons2 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons15 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Majority
Commons16 Feb 1999House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected Majority
Commons16 Mar 1999House of Lords Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Commons10 Nov 1999House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished minority
Commons8 Jul 2003House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Majority (strong)
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places once Reform has taken place — rejected abstain
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Majority (strong)

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