House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] 2013-14
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Lords 15 May, 2013 | 15.05.2013
|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.
The 2013-14 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] 2013-14A 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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