House of Lords Reform Bill — [2nd Allocated Day]

Part of Local Services (Planning) – in the House of Commons at 5:41 pm on 10th July 2012.

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Photo of Jack Straw Jack Straw Labour, Blackburn 5:41 pm, 10th July 2012

Does my hon. Friend accept that the proposal that we agreed for long single terms of between 12 and 15 years derived from the recommendations of the noble Lord Wakeham and his royal commission back in 2000? It might be wise for hon. and right hon. Members on the Government Benches to look at what Lord Wakeham had to say in support of that.