Apparantley there is to be a shake up of the House of Lords (HOL) due to it’s inequality to the democratic process:
The House of Lords should look at the issue of male primogeniture. Most people find it intolerable for a man to take precedence over a woman in our parliamentary system.
Yes, the antiquated hierachical system based on privelidge will become more equal, as long as you are a woman from a certain class of society. Britain has never been as democratic as it claims, as privelidge can outweigh the democratic mandate of any MP. Yes there has been instances where past Prime Ministers have threatened to swamp the HOL with newly appointed (paid for?) Lords of their own political persuasion, but Michael Foot was the last party leader to advocate the abolition of the Lords.
The House of Lords is something that should only remain in history books only.