Levels of support for an elected House of Lords in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey of British adults in 2018, regarding the future of the House of Lords. Of respondents, 34 percent wanted to see the House of Lords replaced by a partly or wholly elected chamber, while 21 percent wanted to see it abolished entirely. Only 16 percent of respondents were happy with the current system in which members of the House of Lords are appointed.

Thinking about the future of the House of Lords, which of the following would you most like to see?

Percentage of respondents
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Release date

May 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 23 to May 24, 2018

Number of respondents

1,654 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

GB Adults

Method of interview

Online survey

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