Jack Straw to outline Lords reforms but warns of 12-year delay – The Guardian

Posted August 26th, 2009 in news, parliament by sally

“Reformers will have to wait more than a decade before the House of Lords is replaced by a predominantly elected chamber, Jack Straw, the justice secretary, will announce today. In a seminar on the future of the Lords, hosted by the Guardian, he will outline plans to ensure that 80% of the second chamber is elected within 12 to 15 years.”

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The Guardian, 26th August 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk