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

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

Lord Tyler responds to “38 Degrees” NHS Bill critics

Lord Tyler has today (Friday) had a ‘response’ article published in The Guardian calling for a ‘more fruitful form of dialogue’ between peers and the public. 

His retort was directed at Guardian columnist, Zoe Williams, whose article on 13th October supported a campaign by ‘38 Degrees’ to ask peers to vote down or delay into ‘oblivion’ the . . . → Read More: Lord Tyler responds to “38 Degrees” NHS Bill critics