LABOUR VOTED AGAINST RECALL PROPOSALS – TYLER

Responding to news that Gordon Brown will introduce a ‘recall’ mechanism for MPs, Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs spokesman, Lord Tyler said:

“Actions speak louder than words. Only three months ago, Gordon Brown told Labour Peers to vote against our proposal for electors to be able to recall MPs who have proved guilty of malpractice, while . . . → Read More: LABOUR VOTED AGAINST RECALL PROPOSALS – TYLER

GOVERNMENT MUST END TOXIC AIR DENIAL – TYLER

The Government has ‘denied the toxic effect of contaminated cabin air for too long’, according to air safety campaigner and Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler.

New research published today suggests a link between fumes in aircraft air supplies and neurological conditions in pilots and cabin crew, and British Aerospace recently confirmed it would be setting new standards . . . → Read More: GOVERNMENT MUST END TOXIC AIR DENIAL – TYLER

Lords must be subject to independent scrutiny too – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Peers in the Lords thwarted Conservative attempts to delay reform of parliamentary expenses this week, by voting down an amendment which would have seen the creation of a new Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority delayed until after the Summer.

Speaking in the House of Lords, Liberal Democrat spokesman, Lord Tyler challenged Ministers to make clear how . . . → Read More: Lords must be subject to independent scrutiny too – Tyler