Labour MPs won’t swallow Peers’ retreat – Tyler

Commenting on news of a report by Labour Peers on the future of the House of Lords, Lib Dem Constitutional Affairs Spokesperson Lord Tyler said:

“What would Tony Benn think of this retreat from Labour’s successive promises to introduce democracy into the second chamber of Parliament?”

“Postponing real reform for another decade of commissions and committees is a . . . → Read More: Labour MPs won’t swallow Peers’ retreat – Tyler

Lord Tyler launches “Who Decides?”

Lib Dem Peer Lord Tyler has launched a book chronicling 50 years of Liberal and Liberal Democrat decision making.  Who Decides? combines astute insight into how decisions are made at a committee table with a host of stories from his career representing Cornwall in the Commons.

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of people in . . . → Read More: Lord Tyler launches “Who Decides?”

Tyler appointed to Privy Council 40 years after first election to represent Cornwall

North Cornwall’s MP, Dan Rogerson, has congratulated his predecessor Lord Tyler on his appointment to the Privy Council.  The appointment is usually connected to a Ministerial career but is exceptionally awarded to those with a long commitment to parliamentary service.

The news comes exactly 40 years after Paul Tyler was first elected . . . → Read More: Tyler appointed to Privy Council 40 years after first election to represent Cornwall