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Geoffrey Cox

The Attorney-General

Former Conservative MP for Torridge and West Devon

@Geoffrey_Cox

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

Geoffrey Cox consistently voted 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 19 Oct 2016: Geoffrey Cox voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Geoffrey Cox 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 23 Jun 2011: Geoffrey Cox was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Geoffrey Cox voted no on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places Show vote

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