In an article for the Guardian former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has made an impassioned plea for Labour to join his party in the Lords reform vote today.
Mr Kennedy wrote:
"Labour politicians for generations have fought to bring democracy to the House of Lords.
And at the last general election, reforming the House of Lords was included in the Labour manifesto by its author, Ed Miliband.
This is not the time for Labour to play political games."
ITV News learns that Mr Cameron hadn't squared his watered-down Lords plan with Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems.
In his final Prime Minister's Questions before recess, the man in question looked as though he needed a holiday more than ever
The Government has retreated on its plans to reform the House of Lords after dropping a vote on the timetable for legislation.