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House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] 2013-14

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Baroness Hayman

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 023 2013-14 (as introduced) | PDF version, 191KB 16.05.2013

Latest news on the House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] 2013-14

First reading took place on 15 May. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] 2013-14

A Bill Make provision for permanent leave of absence from the House of Lords; to provide for the expulsion of members of the House of Lords in specified circumstances; to make provision for the appointment of a Commission to make recommendations to the Crown for the creation of life peerages; and to restrict membership of the House of Lords by virtue of hereditary peerages.

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