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House of Lords Bill [HL] 2006-07

Private Members Bill - Introduced by Lord Steel of Aikwood

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA
14.03.07 20.07.07                    

Related Business Papers

26 July 07 Amendment Paper Amendments to be Moved in Committee as at 26 July 2007
24 July 07 Amendment Paper Amendments to be Moved in Committee as at 24 July 2007
14 Mar 07 HL Bill 52 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
14 Mar 07 HL Bill 52 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Make provision for the appointment of a Commission to make recommendations to the Crown for the creation of life peerages; to restrict membership of the House of Lords by virtue of hereditary peerage; to make provision for permanent leave of absence from the House of Lords; to provide for the expulsion of members of the House of Lords in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.

About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

About Bill Stages

The procedure for passing the different types of Bills is broadly similar in both Houses. At a very simple level, a Bill must pass through several stages - in both Houses - to become an Act. Find out more about the passage of a bill.

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