GOVERNMENT MUST END TOXIC AIR DENIAL – TYLER

The Government has ‘denied the toxic effect of contaminated cabin air for too long’, according to air safety campaigner and Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler.

New research published today suggests a link between fumes in aircraft air supplies and neurological conditions in pilots and cabin crew, and British Aerospace recently confirmed it would be setting new standards . . . → Read More: GOVERNMENT MUST END TOXIC AIR DENIAL – TYLER

Lords must be subject to independent scrutiny too – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Peers in the Lords thwarted Conservative attempts to delay reform of parliamentary expenses this week, by voting down an amendment which would have seen the creation of a new Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority delayed until after the Summer.

Speaking in the House of Lords, Liberal Democrat spokesman, Lord Tyler challenged Ministers to make clear how . . . → Read More: Lords must be subject to independent scrutiny too – Tyler

LABOUR AND TORIES DENY PEOPLE RIGHT TO SACK MPs

Both Labour and Conservative Parties have voted to deny constituents the right to sack their MP in cases of gross misconduct.

At the first opportunity to fulfil their promises of recent weeks, neither party instructed its Peers to support a Liberal Democrat amendment to make possible ‘recall’ of MPs who have been suspended by Parliamentary Commissioner for . . . → Read More: LABOUR AND TORIES DENY PEOPLE RIGHT TO SACK MPs