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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John Penrose generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
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On 7 Mar 2007:
John Penrose voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places
On 23 Jun 2011:
John Penrose was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
On 10 Jul 2012:
John Penrose voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element.
On 19 Oct 2016:
John Penrose voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords.
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