No Peer appointed since 1997 should try to block reform of the Lords if they are to retain their integrity, according to Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler.

Speaking at their Birmingham Conference on Saturday, the party’s Constitutional Affairs Spokesman said, “Peers must realise that successive commitments to legislate for democratic reform of the Lords mean that anyone . . . → Read More: REFORM OPPONENTS “LACK INTEGRITY” – TYLER

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