It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!
If you can read this message, please contact us immediately at the following email address:
We'd like to communicate.
The proposals would see the Lords with the worst attendance record kicked out of the Chamber, along with a large chunk of those over 80 years old – cutting the numbers by a quarter.
There are more than 800 peers in the House of Lords – but these new plans could see the body trimmed down to 600.
A gaggle of Lords who have a serious criminal record, served time in prison for fraud, perverted the course of justice or broken expenses rules would also be among the first to go.
Seven peers could fall victim to these new laws, including Lord Archer and Lord Hanningfield