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House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Grocott

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 08.09.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 2 (as introduced) | PDF version, 60KB 26.06.2017

Latest news on the House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] 2017-19

First reading took place on 26 June. 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 scheduled for 8 September.

Summary of the House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] 2017-19

A Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 so as to abolish the system of by-elections for hereditary Peers.

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