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Debating the size of the House

The membership of the House of Lords is growing and in the view of many in as well as outside the House is too large.  There are problems in terms of the total membership as well as resource issues in terms of the active … Continue reading

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No two weeks are the same

Each week tends to be hectic, but the demands tend to be different.  Last week, it was notable for the press of meetings, not least on  the Wednesday.  We had the Deputy PM before the Constitution Committee (see the earlier … Continue reading

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Making progress

The Steel Bill – the Private Member’s Bill introduced by Lord Steel – to achieve various changes to the House of Lords (for instance, getting rid of the hereditary peers’ by-election, allowing for the House to expel peers, removing members … Continue reading

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