House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 20.12.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017
|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 is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.
This Bill was presented to Parliament on 20 December 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, David Hanson.
Summary of the House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill 2016-17A 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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