Nigel Dodds

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

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Belfast North DUP

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

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 8 Jul 2003: Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote
  • 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 Show vote
  • 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. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Nigel Dodds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote

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