The house of lords reforms

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The house of lords reforms

  1. 1. The House of Lords Reforms Aims of the lesson •To understand the four arguments for reforming the HOL. •To apply our knowledge to a real essay question. •http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12409426
  2. 2. Elect, select or reject • http://www.youtube.com/user/UKParliament #p/a/u/2/WLN23AXoDTI • What are the key arguments the teams use?
  3. 3. Identify reasons why the House of Lords could be said to be undemocratic. 10 marks • Undemocratic because it’s unelected Need reasons… • Un representative • Doesn’t reflect the HOC • Unaccountable, no recall And detail… • The PM can put his party in/ power of patronage • Information on current events And the other sides of the argument  Reform proposals  Reasons why it is arguably democratic
  4. 4. • Home work • “The House of Lords is undemocratic and ineffective” Discuss.

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