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  • House of Lords Reform
    • The rejection of the AV left the Lib Dems with the prospect of HOL reform.
    • Both the Tories and Lib Dems had been committed to a largely or entirely elected 2nd Chamber
    • However, many Conservative MPs continued to have reservations about this.
    • This was because they feared that such a chamber may become a rival to the HOL.
      • However, many Conservative MPs continued to have reservations about this.
    • 91 Conservative MPs voted against the Progress of the Lords Reform Bill.
      • Therefore the Bill was rejected.
        • House of Lords Reform
          • The rejection of the AV left the Lib Dems with the prospect of HOL reform.
          • Both the Tories and Lib Dems had been committed to a largely or entirely elected 2nd Chamber
          • This was because they feared that such a chamber may become a rival to the HOL.
            • 91 Conservative MPs voted against the Progress of the Lords Reform Bill.
              • Therefore the Bill was rejected.

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