LONDON - A leaked report has revealed that Labour is considering abolishing the House of Lords and replacing it with an upper house that would represent the UK’s nations and regions.

The constitutional review, conducted by Gordon Brown, also recommends ceding more economic powers, including the power to control taxes, to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and a new devolved government for England.

The former Prime Minister also recommends forming a jury of ordinary citizens who would be empowered to rule on complaints against MPs and ministers through a new integrity and ethics commission.

The “radical and far-reaching” proposals have provoked “intense internal debate”, said The Guardian.