Nick Ainger

Former MP, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Labour

Removing Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords

There have been votes in Parliament on the removal of the hereditary peers from the House of Lords.

Photo: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

Nick Ainger almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 2 Feb 1999: Nick Ainger voted no on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Nick Ainger voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Second Reading
  • On 15 Feb 1999: Nick Ainger voted no on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Nick Ainger voted no on House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected
  • On 16 Mar 1999: Nick Ainger voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Third Reading
  • On 10 Nov 1999: Nick Ainger voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished
  • On 8 Jul 2003: Nick Ainger was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Nick Ainger voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show full debate

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