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Tom Watson peerage rejected by Lords vetting commission - reports

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Former Labour deputy leader had been put forward for peerage by Jeremy Corbyn The commission that vets potential new members of the House of Lords has turned down peerage nominations for the former Labour deputy leader Tom Watson, the former Speaker John Bercow and ex-Labour official Karie Murphy, it is understood. The three were all put forward for peerages by Jeremy Corbyn when, as Labour leader, he was asked for nominations in the honours drawn up for the dissolution of parliament in December, which have yet to be announced.
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