That this House is of the opinion that the remaining retained places for peers whose membership is based on the hereditary principle should be removed.— [Mr. Straw.]
Amendment proposed: (c), in line 2, at end add:
"once elected members have taken their places in a reformed House of Lords."— [Mrs. May.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:—
The House divided: Ayes 241, Noes 329.