Alasdair McDonnell

Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for Belfast South

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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.

Photo: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

Alasdair McDonnell 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.

Key votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Alasdair McDonnell was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Alasdair McDonnell 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: Alasdair McDonnell was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Alasdair McDonnell was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote

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