House of Lords and Commons | HONG KONG REVIEW OF BOOKS 香港書評By Rory Tingle For Mailonline. Legislation to trigger a pre- Christmas general election has cleared its first hurdle in the House of Lords. The one-page Bill, which has already been passed by the Commons, received an unopposed second reading by peers. The draft legislation looks set to complete its remaining stages this evening before heading for the statute book and so enable Parliament to be dissolved on November 6, paving the way for an election on December As Prime Minister Boris Johnson watched on, Lords leader Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, opening the debate, said and election 'presents a chance to resolve the impasse this country has endured for too long'. She added: 'Having an election will allow us to all put our cases to the public, gives them the opportunity to decide how they want to move forward, and to ensure the new government has time to act before January 31
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Labour leader in the Lords Baroness Smith of Basildon said: 'The bungling of Brexit has fractured our nation, and has given rise to the tradition that the monarch does not set foot in the House of Commons, it's divided friends. Leader of the Opposition. This action was deemed a breach of the privilege of the House. Asquith then proposed that the powers of the Lords be severely curtailed.