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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 David Hanson David Hanson Labour, Delyn 12:00 am, 12th September 2018

It should be a priority. Forty-three hereditary peers just elected another hereditary peer to a seat in Parliament with 43 votes. That is nonsense on sticks. It should be scrapped and the Government should bring forward proposals.