Speaking to Sky News, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer confirmed that he wants to get rid of the House of Lords.
He told Kay Burley: “I don’t think anybody could defend the House of Lords.”
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It's a good democratic idea to abolish the House of Lords though should it be the top priority in Keir's first term as PM I don't think so.
Good, the silly little old men in wigs earning money turning down the things the people voted for because they think they know best THEY DONT !!! And if kay gave the man a chance to speak instead of speaking over him every second saying OK OK OK we have a limited time WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO HEAR HIM get this women of tv.
as an American I find it bazaar that anyone would ever tolerate a House of Lords dictating your laws, undemocratic.
Which race had the most black slaves according to Jewish Scholars
I say, steady on old chap.
Just unbelievable dictatorial dangerous mind.Some extremists tories wanted to scrap the house of Lords..to allow one way system to t those law makers to get away with their actions…Now the Labour liking the idea and will do that as part of their election manifesto…
Very dangerous act. Part of the great rest WEF servants in action.
The Labour is acting like those extremists brexiters in hope to win some votes form those extremists….anti EU and single market.
Labour wanted even more crippling covid restrictions ,lockdowns and passport blackmailing ..
This woman is an absolute disgrace. How has she even kept her job this long? Rude as f*** and clearly pushing her own agenda to sway viewers. Pathetic.
Abolishing the House of Lords and replacing it with what ? Most democracies have two chambers ,two Houses , the House of representatives or as in the UK The House of commons and a senate or upper house The House of Lords . Having two chambers serves as a check and a Balance . Unlike other countries the Upper House, the House of Lords is unelected . Maybe reform in the shape of an elected upper House might be better and more acceptable ?
Si quieres tener éxito, la mayoría asume la responsabilidad de tus emociones, no echas la culpa a los demás. Además de hacerte sentir más culpable por tus defectos, señalar con el dedo a los demás solo servirá para aumentar tu sentido de responsabilidad personal. Siempre hay un riesgo en cada inversión, pero la gente todavía invierte y tiene éxito. Debes mirar hacia afuera si quieres tener éxito en la vida.
Abolish the House of Lords? How will that empower the "people"? Sounds a bit more of a move to abolishing the monarchy as well. Assembly of nations and regions? Is this in preparation of the total break up of the UK?
If they are going to actually abolish the House of Lords then I will 100% vote for them. I’m sick of a group of the top 1% vote for thing that benefit them more and hurts more of the working class.
Get Rid of Kay Burley
Union Barons, lord how outdated is that! Today it's the Banker Barons and their ilk who get all the money through tax cuts, even the UK's Prime Minister's a Banker Baron. No wonder there's no money for the workers (peasants) the Banker Barons have transferred it all to their offshore accounts.
He should be more optimistic that Russian nuclear and chemical weapons will be more effective than cancer for killing all of the perverts who believe in climate change
If they're axing the House of Lords, why not switch to proportional voting at the same time? Make sure people's voices are really truly heard.
Oi, Sky News: Please fire Kay Burley swiftly, and right nowish. She is not appropriate as a primetime news host, watched by millions.
Cap MP's wages so it can't raise more than inflation. More rigorous expenses rules, let's stop the abuse of the system. No second homes for MP's, they can stay at a budget hotel like everyone else.
She is always probing questions not good for the people.
She’s just support bad things and she always against good things.
She always interrupts another person speaking.
Key recommendations in the Gordon Brown review:
– elected House of Lords with 200 members
– shifting 50,000 civil servants out of London
– banning most 2nd jobs for MPs
– juries of citizens to decide if MPs have breached rules
– eliminate foreign money from UK politics
Idk why she's hurrying him to give 3 second 'soundbite' answers when they have 13 minutes to chat.
"The Anne Robinson on The Weakest Link" interview technique
Abolishing house of lords sounds great but you'd be stuck with overwhelming populist sentiments that will sink the UK.
Because it's "too white". Hes going to replace it with a divErSe cOaLitiOn to tAx wHitEy like with the new BLM oversight board in the police
They should be replaced with a group of people who represent everybody with relevance
He is working for the w e f pluss w h o so it will not make a difference
So if this leftist trash kills off the HoL, wha will serve as an upper house to execise at least some checks on his pitiful mob AND/OR the phony Tory one?
He is acting like he is already the prime minister. Dont count your chickens before they hatch.
Please labor come to power next time . Conservatives are ruining UK
Omg can't believe am agreeing with him get rid the house lords yes but don't stop there get rid of all the government
House of Lords a house of criminals
GOOD TO HEAR AND PEERAGES
Abolish the house of Lords in exchange for what ?
I hope New Labour are reading this. No vote on rejoining the EU (Because the people were lied to at every turn) – no vote from me.
I'd rather have Sophie ridgeman ask the questions. She doesn't cut labour mps off whilst they are having a valid point. Kay just loves her 2nd job from the Tory party paying her more than sky
The house of lords should be replaced, not abolished. Giving MPs free reign to sign into into law whatever they want without accountability is dangerous, how many times have bad laws been repealed? I can't think of any off of the top of my head.
A second house elected using the proportional representation system is FAR better suited to shield the country from bad laws proposed by parties that dominate the FPTP system, it would also highlight the divide between how people truly feel politically and what they're forced to elect because of the FPTP system.
Wanting to banish something is easy to say,,actually doing it, is something else
Voted conservative last time. But now I’m voting labour. Just so we keep the union
all that's left to add is that hopefully labour will win
When at least one has been taking from the poor of the country, I support it
This is a good idea, but labour needs to implement proportional representation if they actually want to improve the UK's democracy
the house of lords functions better than the house of commons he needs to get some sense
It is better to call names and shake hands while meeting, it is more simple and close to the public; it is better to put name before titles i.e. Jack, the manager of a Co. ltd., it is better to add people and kingdom in the national anthem to make it complete. Civilians can marry nobles etc., but are not necessarily adopt nobles title and share their partner’s property. Civilian doesn’t mean not brilliant, class segregation is perhaps not good for a democratic society where people are equal to each other.(for reference)