The Guardian on 5th May 2012 had an article on Lords Reform:
Leading Conservatives are angry that Lib Dem policy is being pursued rather than measures to boost the economy
Yes Nick Clegg is driving this proposed bill but:
Tory Manifesto 2010 says:
We will work to build a consensus for a mainly-elected second chamber to replace the current house of Lords, recognising that an efficient and effective second chamber should play an important role in our democracy and requires both legitimacy and public confidence
The Coalition Agreement says:
That indicates that this is a Coalition policy and a TORY one too.