Ian Mearns

MP, Gateshead

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Gateshead Labour

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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Ian Mearns consistently 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.

All votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 23 Jun 2011: Ian Mearns was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Ian Mearns voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Ian Mearns voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

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