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The power to expel

The House sits on various Fridays to consider Private Members’ Bill.  On 24 October, the third and final Bill under consideration was Baroness Hayman’s House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspensions) Bill.  It is a modest measure to give the House … Continue reading

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Reducing the number of peers

My debate on the case for reducing the size of the House of Lords took place yesterday.  Anyone wishing to watch it can see it here.  I argued that, in terms of membership, the House had grown, was growing, and … Continue reading

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The Lord Speakership

Baroness Hayman Next Wednesday, peers vote to elect a new Lord Speaker in succession to Baromess Hayman, who is not seeking re-election having completed her five-year term of office.  (She was eligible to seek re-election for a second and final … Continue reading

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