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Labour’s Lords reform plan is about framing the election campaign not the constitution

Labour knows that its class attacks on David Cameron only work when they tie them to a specific issue. So it was almost inevitable that House of Lords reform was going to be wheeled out at some point.

There was excitement in Labour circles earlier this year when the Tories voted against removing the voting rights of the remaining hereditary peers.

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James Forsyth
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James Forsyth is former political editor of The Spectator.

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