Modernising British Democracy is ‘work in progress’ – Tyler

Speaking to a Centre for Parliamentary Studies seminar this week, Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Tyler, said modernising British democracy was a ‘work in progress’.  The UK had much to learn, he said, from other countries represented on an international training programme for Electoral Commissions.

Lord Tyler told the delegates, who came from Afghanistan, Canada, Kenya, Armenia, Guyana, . . . → Read More: Modernising British Democracy is ‘work in progress’ – Tyler

Speech to CPS Seminar

Speech to CPS Seminar – 6th April 2011

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In contrast to most of the other participants of this course, I have no great international or professional expertise.

What I am hoping to offer, however, is a UK practitioner’s view of work in progress here.  I don’t claim that we have special expertise or experience in making . . . → Read More: Speech to CPS Seminar

Waste not, want not

You may remember that when I was reporting on a Grand Committee debate in the Moses Room, I asked the Minister whether or not his waste regulations, chasing us all to be more responsible recyclers, was printed on recycled paper.  Lord Henley, a self-confessed “waste nerd”, admitted he didn’t know but has now been kind enough . . . → Read More: Waste not, want not