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Re: Why is this news so quiet?

Postby Smouldering Stoat » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:01 pm

There is a procedure, but it doesn't help in this case. It is possible to expel a Peer from the House of Lords under the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Act 2015, but the Standing Orders of the House only provide for it if the Peer is jailed for more than a year, and doesn't prevent the Peer from using his title, merely from attending Parliament.

In any event, this person isn't a member of the Lords. As far as I am aware only an Act of Parliament could remove his title, and whether it would be possible to stop him using the title anyway. Lord Buckethead doesn't actually have a peerage, apparently.
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Re: Why is this news so quiet?

Postby atticus » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:29 pm

And there was I, wondering how a peer of the realm could stand for election to the House of Commons.
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Re: Why is this news so quiet?

Postby Smouldering Stoat » Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:20 pm

What I want to know is, what is the Viscount community going to do about this radicalisation problem in their ranks?
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Re: Why is this news so quiet?

Postby Hairyloon » Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:29 am

Smouldering Stoat wrote:What I want to know is, what is the Viscount community going to do about this radicalisation problem in their ranks?

Probably encouraging it. :(
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