POWER, PATRONAGE AND MONEY comment from Lord Tyler

Radio 4’s top headline this morning was ‘Calls are growing for reform of the House of Lords’. It’s not often that happens. Neither reformers nor reactionaries may relish the means of this meteoric rise to the top of the news agenda, but we have to face the simple fact that the public do not . . . → Read More: POWER, PATRONAGE AND MONEY comment from Lord Tyler

BBC “ARROGANT AND DEVIOUS” – PEER

The BBC faced fierce criticism today as Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Tyler branded the corporation ‘arrogant and devious’.

The constitutional affairs spokesman’s comments follow a testy exchange of letters with the BBC Freedom of Information Unit, which has refused to release the voting figures for Strictly Come Dancing’s final and semi-final, claiming the information is not covered . . . → Read More: BBC “ARROGANT AND DEVIOUS” – PEER

STRICTLY COME DANCING VOTES A FIASCO

The BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing has been branded an ‘opaque fiasco’ by Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs spokesman, Lord Tyler.

The Peer has made a request for the full results of the final and semi-final to be made public under the Freedom of Information Act.

He is calling on BBC bosses to reveal the number of votes cast for . . . → Read More: STRICTLY COME DANCING VOTES A FIASCO