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

Lords Question Time ‘a farcical free-for-all’ – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs Spokesperson Lord Tyler will call for the Government – and the whole of the House of Lords – to implement urgent reforms to the Lords’ working practices, during exchanges in the Chamber today (Tuesday).

Writing this morning on epolitix.com, he said the House of Lords had become a ‘farcical free-for-all’ at Question Time, . . . → Read More: Lords Question Time ‘a farcical free-for-all’ – Tyler