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    if we don't abolish them at least change it so that they are elected
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    House of Lords did the moral thing. If anything they've given me a new lease of faith in her majesties Lords.
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    How about no?
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    Someone upset over the vote today then? Too bad.
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    (Original post by The Genghis Khan)
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    The lords should be abolished but not because of recent events, simply because the commons can do the job without them plus it means a majority vote on everything


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    No.

    There should be a change though.

    Whether thats focuses it more on appointments of merit, or changing it to PR, im unsure.
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    (Original post by paul514)
    The lords should be abolished but not because of recent events, simply because the commons can do the job without them plus it means a majority vote on everything
    The Commons really can't do the job without the Upper House. It is far too sloppy in its scrutiny.
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    (Original post by gladders)
    The Commons really can't do the job without the Upper House. It is far too sloppy in its scrutiny.
    Then legislation will be legally challenged


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    (Original post by paul514)
    Then legislation will be legally challenged
    Parliamentary supremacy, so no.
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    There should certainly be no abolition of the Lords however i'm not too bothered whether we move to an elected model or keep as it is. The most important thing is that the Lords be culled to a size that is more reasonable.
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    (Original post by The Genghis Khan)
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    Abolish Hereditary peerages and Bishops and cap size to under three hundred*. That is all.

    *And cap the HoC to under 600
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    (Original post by illegaltobepoor)
    House of Lords did the moral thing. If anything they've given me a new lease of faith in her majesties Lords.
    Yes, was quite surprised by their bedroom tax decision.
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    They shouldn't be abolished, and they shouldn't be elected. If they were elected they'd all be stupid and/or corrupt and the idiots that voted for them would be wondering why the UK is going to ****, just like what happens with MPs.
 
 
 
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