All Peers have just been alerted by the Clerk of the Parliaments that there will be a “Hereditary Peers’ By-election on 16 July: “The death of Lord Reay on 10 May 2013 has created a vacancy among the excepted hereditary peers who sit in the House of Lords.” Because he was a Deputy Speaker “under Standing Order 10(3), his successor will be elected by the whole House.” You will reca […]
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