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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

I respect my hon. Friend’s argument just as much as I respect that of David Hanson, but the answer remains the same: there is an enormous amount of work in front of both Houses of Parliament at this time and this is not a priority.