Parliament No 2 Bill, 1969, and other changes to House of Lords, 1968-11 - 1970-11
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly on stopping the Parliament Bill [on reforming the House of Lords], with correspondents including: Lord Lambton and Sir [Thomas] Barnett Cocks [Clerk of the House of Commons] (2) on Lambton remaining in the House of Commons once he had disclaimed his title; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, on the hereditary principle of the House of Lords (3); [Thomas] Frederick Peart [Leader of the House of Commons]; John Boyd-Carpenter; Sydney Irving, Chairman of Ways and Means; [?] Julian Ridsdale; 1st Lord Dilhorne [earlier Reginald Manningham-Buller].
Also includes: speech notes by JEP for debates on the bill; memorandum by Sir Anthony Wagner on the proposed reforms to the House of Lords; extract from the House of Lords Offical Report, giving a speech by 4th Lord St Oswald [earlier Rowland Winn] on the future of the House.
- 1968-11 - 1970-11
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