Peers cannot spin public opinion – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Tyler has welcomed new evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill.

Inspired by Unlock Democracy, nearly 4,000 members of the public have made their views know to the specially convened group of MPs and Peers.

An overwhelming majority – some 88% – favour either an 80% elected chamber, . . . → Read More: Peers cannot spin public opinion – Tyler

REFORM OPPONENTS “LACK INTEGRITY” – TYLER

No Peer appointed since 1997 should try to block reform of the Lords if they are to retain their integrity, according to Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler.

Speaking at their Birmingham Conference on Saturday, the party’s Constitutional Affairs Spokesman said, “Peers must realise that successive commitments to legislate for democratic reform of the Lords mean that anyone . . . → Read More: REFORM OPPONENTS “LACK INTEGRITY” – TYLER

Labour must stand by manifesto promises – Tyler

Labour Peers and MPs were today (Wednesday) challenged to honour their party’s manifesto policy on reforming the House of Lords.

As parliamentarians prepared to leave Westminster for the long Recess, the Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs Spokesman highlighted a continuing commitment from Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Hilary Benn, to a fully elected House of Lords.

Speaking . . . → Read More: Labour must stand by manifesto promises – Tyler