Building Britain's Future — Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:35 pm on 29th June 2009.

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Photo of Baroness D'Souza Baroness D'Souza Convenor of the Crossbench Peers 5:35 pm, 29th June 2009

My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for repeating the Statement and apologise for raising a parochial matter. Would it not be highly desirable to establish a retirement plan for the House of Lords before the next election so that numbers in the House might be kept within limits that would be acceptable to a wider public?