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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Douglas Carswell generally 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.
On 19 Oct 2016:
Douglas Carswell was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons
On 10 Jul 2012:
Douglas Carswell 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:
Douglas Carswell voted to establish a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords
On 7 Mar 2007:
Douglas Carswell voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places
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