Paul Flynn

Former Labour MP for Newport West

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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

Paul Flynn generally 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 19 Oct 2016: Paul Flynn voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Paul Flynn voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Paul Flynn voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote
  • On 8 Jul 2003: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 1999: Paul Flynn voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 1999: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on House of Lords Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Paul Flynn voted no on House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 1999: Paul Flynn voted no on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Paul Flynn voted no on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Paul Flynn voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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