5 Dec 2022

Labour unveil plans to abolish the House of Lords

Communities Editor

With strikes, the economy, and migration the issues currently dominating political conversation, Labour today tried to throw another into the mix – unveiling a blueprint for constitutional reform which includes the abolition of the House of Lords and devolving more power from Westminster.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the plan, drawn up by former PM Gordon Brown, would ‘unbind’ Britain from a centre that ‘hasn’t delivered’ – but will it actually win over any voters?