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Hereditary Peer By-elections

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th September 2018.

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Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, Assistant Whip 12:00 am, 12th September 2018

The Government are clear that comprehensive reform of the House of Lords that requires legislation is not a priority for this Government. We would welcome working with peers on measures that could command consensus, so we welcome the work of the Lord Speaker’s Committee, chaired by Lord Burns.