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Lords Reform Votes

March 2007

 
MotionTextForAgainstMajority
1That this house is of the opinion that a reformed House of Lords should be fully appointed 361121240
2That this house is of the opinion that a reformed house of lords should be composed of 20 per cent elected members and 80 per cent appointed membersRejected without division  
3That this house is of the opinion that a reformed house of lords should be composed of 40 per cent elected members and 60 per cent appointed membersRejected without division  
4That this house is of the opinion that a reformed house of lords should be composed of 50 per cent elected members and 50 per cent appointed members 46410*-364
5That this house is of the opinion that a reformed house of lords should be composed of 60 per cent elected members and 40 per cent appointed members 45393*-348
6That this house is of the opinion that a reformed house of lords should be composed of 80 per cent elected members and 20 per cent appointed members 114336-222
7That this house is of the opinion that a reformed House of Lords should be fully elected  122326-204

*As noted in the House of Lords minutes, the tellers reported one fewer vote than this (and so this is recorded in Hansard). However, the clerks recorded this number of names (which are listed in Hansard).