Peter Tapsell

Former Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

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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Peter Tapsell consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 23 Jun 2011: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 1999: Peter Tapsell voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 1999: Peter Tapsell 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: Peter Tapsell was absent for a vote on House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 1999: Peter Tapsell voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote

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