A Waste of Time… and Money?

Take a look at this report from the House of Lords:

Lord Hayward

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to allow people to include honours in titles when completing forms on government websites.

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen- Minister

My Lords, this is a matter for individual departments, which are responsible for determining the level of . . . → Read More: A Waste of Time… and Money?

Party Funding is back on the political agenda.

On the 18th of May the 2016-17 Parliamentary session officially started with a somewhat thread-bare Queens Speech. It was well noted by Lord Fowler (Conservative) in the first day of debate that;

   ‘The most significant words in the Queen’s Speech yesterday were that, ‘other measures will be laid before you’- Lord Fowler, [Official Report, 19/5/16; cols. . . . → Read More: Party Funding is back on the political agenda.

Liberal Democrats force Government climb-down on Trade Union Bill

This evening sees the culmination of five months’ work, led by the Lib Dems, which will finally knock some fairness into the Government’s proposals for reforming the relationship between Labour and the Trade Unions.

Late last year, the Left was raging – with some justification – about a Tory plot to remove up to £6m a year . . . → Read More: Liberal Democrats force Government climb-down on Trade Union Bill