Gerald Kaufman

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

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.

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Gerald Kaufman generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Gerald Kaufman voted against the establishment of a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 1999: Gerald Kaufman voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on House of Lords Bill — Hereditary peers to be elected by House of Lords members — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 1999: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote

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