Alan Simpson

Former Labour MP for Nottingham South

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

Alan Simpson consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords

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Major votes

  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Alan Simpson voted yes on House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Alan Simpson voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Alan Simpson voted for an eighty percent elected House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Alan Simpson voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote

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