Bob Ainsworth

Former MP, Coventry North East

Coventry North East Labour

An Elected House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.

Photo: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

Bob Ainsworth voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected 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 a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 4 Feb 2003: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected Show full debate
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Bob Ainsworth voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Bob Ainsworth voted against an eighty percent elected House of Lords. Show full debate
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Show full debate
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Show full debate
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Bob Ainsworth was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show full debate
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Bob Ainsworth voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show full debate

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