Andy Burnham

Mayor of Greater Manchester

Former Labour MP for Leigh

@AndyBurnhamGM https://facebook.com/burnhamformayor

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

Andy Burnham almost always voted for a wholly elected 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 a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Andy Burnham was absent for a vote on Speaker’S Statement (Select Committee Chairs) — House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Andy Burnham 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: Andy Burnham was absent for a vote on Business of the House (Finance (No. 3) Bill) — Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted yes on Orders of the Day — House of Lords Reform Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted no on Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted yes on Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted yes on Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted yes on Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Andy Burnham voted yes on Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Andy Burnham voted no on House of Lords Reform Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Andy Burnham was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Andy Burnham voted yes on House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Andy Burnham voted for an eighty percent elected House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Andy Burnham voted yes on House of Lords Reform (No. 6) Show vote

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Profile photo: By NHS Confederation (Andy Burnham MP) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons