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House of Lords: Reform

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what his timetable is for further reform of the House of Lords. (232708)

The White Paper on Lords reform was published on 25 July 2008 following cross-party talks. Building on the proposals in the White Paper, the Government intend to develop detailed proposals to be put to the electorate as a manifesto commitment at the next general election. Legislation would then be possible in the next Parliament.