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House Of Lords Abolition And Replacement

EDM number 1438 in 2017-19, proposed by Frank Field on 20/06/2018.
Categorised under the topic of House of Lords.

That this House calls on the Government to allow sufficient time for a debate and vote on the House of Lords (Abolition and Replacement) Bill; and supports the main provision within the Bill to abolish the House of Lords and make provision for its replacement by a Senate a quarter of its size, composed of elected senators representing the main interests of society, namely science, technology, the arts, both sides of industry and others, alongside a smaller group of senators, taking up to a third of the membership, to represent the balance of regions with England ensuring it does not dominate, as well as political parties elected to the House of Commons.

This motion has been signed by a total of 4 MPs.

Frank Field20/06/2018BirkenheadLabourProposed
Jim Shannon21/06/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Lloyd Russell-Moyle21/06/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Caroline Lucas02/07/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded

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