Constitutional reform: postponed not cancelled

Happy New Year!  Looking back on 2012, some constitutional reformers might consider it a year best forgotten.  And historians may cite the last twelve months in concluding that, as a junior Coalition partner, it is nigh on impossible for Liberals to secure the most radical parts of their agenda while in Government with Conservatives.  However, we . . . → Read More: Constitutional reform: postponed not cancelled

Labour ‘all talk and no trousers’ on Lords Reform – Tyler

Commenting on Nick Clegg’s announcement that the Government would abandon the House of Lords Reform Bill, after David Cameron failed to persuade his backbenchers, and Ed Miliband refused to support any timetable motion for the Bill, Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs Spokesperson, Lord (Paul) Tyler, said:

“The shabby British Establishment in both Labour and Conservative parties have contrived . . . → Read More: Labour ‘all talk and no trousers’ on Lords Reform – Tyler

A victory for democracy?

Lord Tyler writes about the latest developments on Lords Reform, and the unpalatable alternative to progress with the Bill on Liberal . . . → Read More: A victory for democracy?