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Lords bill 'a monstrosity'

A Conservative MP has said that he is prepared to rebel against the government for the first time over its plans for a largely-elected House of Lords.

Jesse Norman, who represents Hereford and South Herefordshire, told The World At One that the government's proposals were a "constitutional monstrosity" which would deter people of talent from going to the Lords.

  • 27 Jun 2012