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Education: Gender Equality - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 10th March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Grocott Lord Grocott Labour 2:52 pm, 10th March 2020

The Minister will know that, of the 216 names on the current list of hereditary Peers who are eligible to stand in by-elections, 215 are men. Without being too extreme in these matters, does the Minister think that the Government ought to support any measure—I have one in particular in mind—that would move us towards greater transparency?