Hywel Williams

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Brexit)

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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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Hywel Williams almost always voted for 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: Hywel Williams voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Hywel Williams voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Hywel Williams was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Hywel Williams voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Hywel Williams was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote

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