Speaking to a special St Antony’s Seminar on 21st Century Democracy and the Challenges to Political Parties, Lib Dem Peer, Lord Tyler said:
I decided I was a Liberal on the night of the 29th October 1956 – my birthday, as it happened – when we discovered that the Israeli army was invading Egypt, apparently encouraged by the . . . → Read More: The future of liberal democracy?
Lib Dem Constitutional Affairs Spokesperson, Paul Tyler, this week re-iterated his party’s support for a democratic second chamber and rejected ‘devious schemes’ which merely tinker with an appointed House. Speaking in the Lords, he said:
My Lords, the position of my party is very straightforward and consistent. This is the one respect in which we agree with . . . → Read More: Tyler slams “musical chair schemes” for retaining appointed Lords
“British Judges, in a British Court, rule that the British Constitution means that the British Parliament is Sovereign”. You would think that Nigel Farage and the Daily Mail would be dancing for joy !
Not so. As Michael Deacon brilliantly sums it all up in the Daily Telegraph: “The MPs who wanted to hand power back to . . . → Read More: May refuses to take her own advice – Tyler comment for Western Morning News