The role of the British Parliament’s second unelected chamber has been debated for a century to no avail. Despite minor reform in the late 1990s, the future of the House of Lords remains ambiguous at best. So what is the purpose of the House of Lords? Should it be left untouched, reformed, or ultimately abolished?
The House of Lords should be abolished
The House of Lords is irrelevant in modern life and detrimental to our democracy.
The House of Lords is undemocratic
The way the House of Lords is selected is fundamentally undemocratic.