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Clegg: Lords reform abandoned

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said he hoped plans for House of Lords reform would be revived in the next parliament as he formally confirmed the Government had abandoned its proposals for a mainly-elected second chamber.

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Nick Clegg confirms Lords reform abandoned

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg confirmed today that the government has abandoned its proposal for House of Lords reform.

Nick Clegg still hopes to see House of Lords reform in the future Credit: PA Wire

Speaking in parliament, Mr Clegg said he still hopes that plans for a mainly-elected second chamber would be revived in the next parliament as he formally confirmed to MPs that the Bill had been withdrawn.

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