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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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 144 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 23.11.2018

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

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the first day of report stage on 15 March. Amendments discussed covered clauses 1 and 2 of the Bill.

A second day of report stage is yet to be scheduled.

The 2017-2019 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

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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