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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 18 October 1999.


MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

TAKEN BEFORE THE COMMITTEE FOR PRIVILEGES

at the

Hearing on the reference as to "whether the House of Lords Bill (as amended on Report) would, if enacted, affect the right of those hereditary peers who have answered to their Writ of Summons before the Bill receives Royal Assent to continue to sit and vote throughout the Parliament in which the Bill is enacted".

THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER 1999




Present:
Boston of Faversham, L Nicholls of Birkenhead, L
Campbell of Alloway, LRodgers of Quarry Bank, L
Cranborne, VStrabolgi, L
Henley, LSlynn of Hadley, L (Chairman)
Hope of Craighead, LWigoder, L
Mowbray and Stourton, LStrathclyde, L
Nathan, L

Ordered, That counsel and parties be called in.




CONTENTS



Examination of Witnesses

THE HON. MICHAEL BELOFF, QC, and MR JOHN LOFTHOUSE appear on behalf of the Lord Mayhew of Twysden. HER MAJESTY'S ATTORNEY-GENERAL, THE LORD WILLIAMS OF MOSTYN, QC, a member of the House, and MR PHILIP SALES appear on behalf of Her Majesty's Government.

Examination of Witnesses

Examination of Witnesses (continued)

Examination of Witnesses (continued)

Examination of Witnesses (continued)

Examination of Witnesses (continued)


 
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