Tyler welcomes end to ‘ludicrously trivial’ investigations

Leading Councillor and Officers use the soon-to-be-scrapped Standards Board for England as a way of ‘tying up’ whistleblowers in ‘ludicrously trivial investigations’, Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Tyler said yesterday.

Speaking in the House of Lords, he told Peers, “I have seen that happen time and again with large and small authorities – when apparently disreputable actions of a . . . → Read More: Tyler welcomes end to ‘ludicrously trivial’ investigations

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

Create “Speaker’s Corner” in Parliament Square – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Tyler this week gained a Second Reading in the House of Lords for a Bill which would remove illiberal restrictions on the right to protest in Parliament Square.

Speaking to his Demonstrations in the Vicinity of Parliament (Removal of Authorisation Requirements) Bill, he said, “Your Lordships’ House will no doubt remember the disgraceful . . . → Read More: Create “Speaker’s Corner” in Parliament Square – Tyler