Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected)

– in the House of Commons at 5:09 pm on 7th March 2007.

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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.

Division number 68 House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected

Aye: 177 MPs

No: 391 MPs

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Absent: 73 MPs

Abstained: 1 MP

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Question accordingly negatived.