HC Deb 17 May 1928 vol 217 cc1202-3
45. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Prime Minister if it is his intention to introduce any legislation for the reform of the House of Lords during the lifetime of the present Parliament?

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Baldwin)

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the answer which I gave on 3rd April in reply to a similar question by the hon. Member for Northampton (Mr. Malone).

Lieut. - Commander KENWORTHY

Does than answer mean that all idea of legislation for the reform of the Upper Chamber has been abandoned.


It means exactly what was said in the answer given on 3rd April.

Lieut. - Commander KENWORTHY

How is it that the Prime Minister is able to refer to the words of the late Lord Oxford that it will brook no delay and vet proposes to do nothing in this Parliament?

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