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Life Peers

Volume 503: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent representations he has received on proposals to allow life peers to renounce their peerage and stand for election to the House of Commons. (308846)

The Ministry of Justice has received a number of letters on the provisions in the Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill on resigning from the House of Lords and on disclaiming the peerage.