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House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [HL]

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2012-13

Last updated: 4 March 2013 at 10:45

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Long title

A Bill to make provision for Peers to cease to be Members of the House of Lords by way of retirement or in the event of non-attendance or criminal conviction.


The Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on 1 March 2013.

The Bill had its first reading on 17 May 2012.

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsor,


Lord Steel of Aikwood
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Epping Forest

Current version of the Bill

Bill 103 2012-13 (as brought from the Lords)
5 December 2012

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached