PEDESTRIANISE PARLIAMENT SQUARE – TYLER

Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler, has dismissed calls from some Conservatives for legislation to prevent protest encampments.

In a blog piece, “Don’t legislate.  Pedestrianise”, he sets out the case for creating a Speaker’s Corner outside Parliament, and improving pedestrian access.

Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday, Lord Tyler, recommended that Peers read the recent blueprint proposed . . . → Read More: PEDESTRIANISE PARLIAMENT SQUARE – TYLER

Modernising British Democracy is ‘work in progress’ – Tyler

Speaking to a Centre for Parliamentary Studies seminar this week, Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler, said modernising British democracy was a ‘work in progress’.  The UK had much to learn, he said, from other countries represented on an international training programme for Electoral Commissions.

Lord Tyler told the delegates, who came from Afghanistan, Canada, Kenya, Armenia, Guyana, . . . → Read More: Modernising British Democracy is ‘work in progress’ – Tyler

Progress on donation and spending caps urgent

Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs Spokesman, Lord Tyler, led a short debate on party funding in the House of Lords this morning (Thursday).The Committee on Standards in Public Life is presently examining this issue, and will report in the Spring.

Speaking in the House of Lords, Lord Tyler said, “there was a strong degree of consensus across the . . . → Read More: Progress on donation and spending caps urgent