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Here you can browse the Amendment to the House of Lords Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

     Insert the following new Preamble--
    ("Whereas it is expedient that provision should be made for bringing to an end the right of hereditary peers to sit and vote in the House of Lords:
    And whereas it is intended to further reform the House of Lords as soon as may conveniently be accomplished:
    And whereas it is intended, pending such further reform, to make provision for an approximate equality between the representation of Government and Opposition parties in the House of Lords, and for the maintenance of a substantial independent element in that House:")
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