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Motion made, and Question put,
That this House is of the opinion that a reformed House of Lords should be composed of 60 per cent. elected members and 40 per cent. appointed members.— [Mr. Straw.]
The House divided: Ayes 178, Noes 392.
Question accordingly negatived.
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