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The Succession to Peerages Bill

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The Succession to Peerages new private members Bill was introduced by Lord Trefgarne on June 11. It aims to clear up the issues around female inheritance of peerages but seems to still favour boys over girls within a family, and suggests bringing back peerages which are extinct or in abeyance.

You can follow the progress of the Bill here or in Hansard here

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