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Andrew Stephenson

Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Conservative MP for Pendle

@Andrew4Pendle

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.

Photo: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

Andrew Stephenson voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected 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 a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Andrew Stephenson 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: Andrew Stephenson 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: Andrew Stephenson voted to establish a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords Show vote

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