Early day motion 179

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ABOLITION OF THE HEREDITARY PEERAGE

That this House notes the election to replace the 10th Earl of Walpole to be held on 18 July 2017; further notes that only 31 electors can take part in this election and that there are 10 candidates; notes that the hereditary principle holds no place in a modern democracy; declares that the UK should finally abolish the 92 hereditary peers from the House of Lords; and notes that the by-election process of hereditary peers is risible as it meas that a small constituency of hereditary peers can elevate a peer to produce laws and question Ministers without any say by the British public.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 18.07.2017
Cable, Vincent Liberal Democrats Twickenham 20.07.2017
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 20.07.2017
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 18.07.2017
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 13.07.2017
Docherty, Martin Scottish National Party West Dunbartonshire 13.07.2017
Doughty, Stephen Labour Party Cardiff South and Penarth 13.07.2017
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 18.07.2017
Grant, Peter Scottish National Party Glenrothes 20.07.2017
Hanson, David Labour Party Delyn 12.07.2017
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 18.07.2017
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 20.07.2017
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 13.07.2017
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Rochdale 18.07.2017
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 17.07.2017
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 06.09.2017
O'Hara, Brendan Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute 18.07.2017
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 18.07.2017
Pollard, Luke Labour Party Plymouth Sutton and Devonport 17.07.2017
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 05.09.2017
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 13.07.2017
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 18.07.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 17.07.2017
Stevens, Jo Labour Party Cardiff Central 17.07.2017
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 17.07.2017