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Tuesday, 4 February, 2003, 19:52 GMT
Scoreboard: Lords reform votes
Here are how MPs and Lords have voted on the seven options for House of Lords reform.

On an amendment in the Commons only, MPs voted by 390 to 172 against calls for the House of Lords to be abolished.


Fully appointed second chamber

  • House of Lords: 335 in favour, 110 against.
  • House of Commons: 245 in favour, 323 against

Fully elected:

  • House of Lords: 106 in favour, 329 against
  • House of Commons: 272 in favour, 289 against
80% appointed, 20% elected
  • House of Lords: 39 in favour, 376 against
  • House of Commons: Rejected without a vote

80% elected, 20% appointed

  • House of Lords: 93 in favour, 339 against
  • House of Commons: 281 in favour, 284 against

60% appointed, 40% elected

  • House of Lords: 60 in favour, 359 against
  • House of Commons: Rejected without a vote

40% appointed, 60% elected

  • House of Lords: 91 in favour, 318 against
  • House of Commons: 253 votes in favour, 316 against

50% appointed, 50% elected

  • House of Lords: 84 in favour, 322 against
  • House of Commons: rejected without a vote
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"If Tony Blair gets his way the new Lords won't look that different"
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"I want a solution that will stand the test of time"
Home Secretary David Blunkett
"We need to ask what is the purpose of the House of Lords"

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