An Elected House of Lords
The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.
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Gavin Williamson voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords
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On 23 Jun 2011:
Gavin Williamson 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 10 Jul 2012:
Gavin Williamson 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:
Gavin Williamson voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords.
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