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Succession to Peerages Bill [HL]

Debate between Baroness Flather and Earl of Clancarty
Friday 11th September 2015

(8 years, 9 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Earl of Clancarty Portrait The Earl of Clancarty
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I accept entirely that hereditary peerages will be removed from this House. Sooner or later that will happen. However, this Bill has nothing to do with hereditary peerages in this House, as the noble Lord, Lord Trefgarne, said.

Baroness Flather Portrait Baroness Flather
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I know that I am the only other woman speaking, and, as I said, I am not even English, but the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, and the noble Earl, Lord Clancarty, made the same points that I did. They did so very strongly and in some ways better than me.