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House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr David Hanson

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

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

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 20.12.2016

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 116 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 75KB 20.12.2016

Latest news on the House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill 2016-17

This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.

However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken.

Summary of the House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 to remove the by-election system for the election of hereditary peers; to provide for the exclusion of hereditary peers from the House of Lords over time; and for connected purposes.

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