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

There is no ‘Divine Right of Peers’ – Tyler

Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs Spokesman, Lord Tyler this week dismissed claims that Life Peers should be allowed to sit indefinitely in a reformed chamber.

Responding to a Question in the House of Lords from Lord Grocott, a Labour Peer and staunch reform-opponent, Lord Tyler said, “Since 1997, when a Government…was elected with a clear commitment to reform . . . → Read More: There is no ‘Divine Right of Peers’ – Tyler