Mr Hilton Dawson

Former Labour MP for Lancaster and Wyre

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

Mr Hilton Dawson consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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Major votes

  • On 8 Jul 2003: Mr Hilton Dawson voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 10 Nov 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted no on House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted no on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Mr Hilton Dawson voted no on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote

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