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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Mark Simmonds 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.
On 10 Jul 2012:
Mark Simmonds voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element.
On 23 Jun 2011:
Mark Simmonds was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
On 7 Mar 2007:
Mark Simmonds was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places
On 8 Jul 2003:
Mark Simmonds voted no on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers
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