Harriett Baldwin calls on the Government to support her Hereditary Titles (Female Succession) Bill to rid the House of Lords of its bias towards male members resulting from the fact that one eighth of seats are hereditary.
One workplace where women need support is the other place, where an eighth of the seats are reserved for men only. Will the Minister support my Hereditary Titles (Female Succession) Bill and get that anomaly changed?
I thank my hon. Friend for her impressive campaigning on this issue. I was privileged to be in the Chamber when she made some of her speeches about it this year. I will look into the matter and ensure that I write to her about it.