REFORM OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.
Per Press Association. —Copyright. Received December 4, 8 a.m. LONDON, December 3. The Standard says that Lord Rosebery's committee recommends that ho peer shoiild sit in the House of Lords by hereditary title unless he has already sati for ten years in the House of Commons, "held high office in Britain or the Empire, or been elected by hie peers. The number of peers entitled to seats under these conditions will be 350. It is proposed to reduce the Bishops entitled to seats, create a number of life peers; and elect a number of peers for one Parliament. Received December 4, 10.45 a.mi LONDON, December 3. •< Dr. Clifford is projecting a Taxpayers' League to refuse to pay income tax until Mr Asquith deals with the reform of the House of Lords.