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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Nigel Dodds voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
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On 8 Jul 2003:
Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers
On 7 Mar 2007:
Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places
On 23 Jun 2011:
Nigel Dodds voted to establish a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords
On 10 Jul 2012:
Nigel Dodds voted against proposed reforms of the House of Lords including the introduction of 15 year terms for most members and an elected element.
On 19 Oct 2016:
Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons
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