‘Door open’ to party funding reform before 2015 – Tyler

‘The door to progress on party funding reform in this Parliament is clearly open’, according to Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler.

As the Party’s constitutional affairs spokesman in the Lords, he sparked a mini-debate on Thursday about when the Government would respond to the long-awaited report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.

Speaking in the chamber, . . . → Read More: ‘Door open’ to party funding reform before 2015 – Tyler

Peers cannot spin public opinion – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Tyler has welcomed new evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill.

Inspired by Unlock Democracy, nearly 4,000 members of the public have made their views know to the specially convened group of MPs and Peers.

An overwhelming majority – some 88% – favour either an 80% elected chamber, . . . → Read More: Peers cannot spin public opinion – Tyler

PEDESTRIANISE PARLIAMENT SQUARE – TYLER

Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler, has dismissed calls from some Conservatives for legislation to prevent protest encampments.

In a blog piece, “Don’t legislate.  Pedestrianise”, he sets out the case for creating a Speaker’s Corner outside Parliament, and improving pedestrian access.

Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday, Lord Tyler, recommended that Peers read the recent blueprint proposed . . . → Read More: PEDESTRIANISE PARLIAMENT SQUARE – TYLER