Chris Leslie

MP, Nottingham East

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Nottingham East Labour/Co-operative

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

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