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Lord Fowler: Lords should be smaller than Commons by 2020

Newly elected Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, has said that there is a "certain irony" that the Commons is due to fall in size, while the House of Lords now numbers over 800.

He said there should be a goal that the number of peers should be reduced to "just less" than the number of MPs by the time of the next general election in 2020.

  • 15 Sep 2016
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