Progress Postponed

Writing on Liberal Democrat Voice, Lib Dem Peer Lord Tyler says that the revelry of ‘cretaceous conservatives’, who prevailed over Lords Reform, ‘can only be temporary’. 

“The cause of real reform has been advanced in the last year by good, cross-party workmanlike pre-legislative scrutiny, and by a very strong second reading vote in its favour.” he said.   “In the . . . → Read More: Progress Postponed


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