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No Lords reform regrets for Jesse Norman
JESSE Norman MP has no regrets over leading the revolt that wrecked Lords reform even though it could cost him a ministerial position.
The MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire won’t be drawn on speculation over his future but says the revolt – which could also cost the Tories any chance of re-drawing parliamentary boundaries – was the right thing for the right reason.
"I am very pleased that the Government has decided to withdraw the Lords bill, it was a bad piece of legislation which would have undermined the constitution.
"The rest is politics," said Mr Norman.