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    I have a better idea, How about we abolish the House Of Lords?
    They're a bunch of un-elected bureaucrats who do nothing but collect their sums of money at the end of the day.
    Lets adopt the system of an elected senate representing groups of constituencies.

    Abstain.
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    (Original post by The PoliticalGuy)
    I have a better idea, How about we abolish the House Of Lords?
    They're a bunch of un-elected bureaucrats who do nothing but collect their sums of money at the end of the day.
    Lets adopt the system of an elected senate representing groups of constituencies.

    Abstain.
    ... did you even read the bill? 60% of the house would be elected whilst 40% would be appointed, to maintain that level of expertise within the Lords.
    We aren’t abolishing it, because in all likelihood that’s a big step and the House would be unwilling to support such a step
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    I agree with the fact that an elected house of lords undermines its purpose, and may just lead to less scrutiny of bills.
    In order to reduce the size of the house, perhaps far more stringent rules on attendance is a better way of reform, ensuring lords that actually fulfil their constitutional purpose remain and those that see it more as a title have their lordships stripped from them eventually.
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    This is better than the status quo in principle but it's really, really important that the Bill define the appointments committee and set out its constitution. CatusStarbright - you're liber leader atm right?
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    (Original post by TheDefiniteArticle)
    This is better than the status quo in principle but it's really, really important that the Bill define the appointments committee and set out its constitution. CatusStarbright - you're liber leader atm right?
    It is already in place (source).
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    (Original post by TheDefiniteArticle)
    This is better than the status quo in principle but it's really, really important that the Bill define the appointments committee and set out its constitution. CatusStarbright - you're liber leader atm right?
    I am, yes. As Saunders16 has stated, this body already exists and merely has a slightly adjusted function under the provisions in this Bill. You can find out more about it here.
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    This is certainly better than the status quo and for that reason I will support it
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    This has gone to cessation
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    Clear the lobbies!
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