TYLER PUBLISHES LORDS REFORM UPDATE

Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Constitutional Affairs, Lord Tyler has published his latest review of progress towards an elected second chamber

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Lords Reform update – Spring 2009

If the pace of reform of the Lords had quickened as much as the need has intensified, I would by now be out of a job.  We would have elected Senators.  Their pay and expenses would be transparent, and the codes of conduct to which they were expected to adhere would be clear, firm and enforceable.  . . . → Read More: Lords Reform update – Spring 2009

BILL TO FULFIL BROWN’S PROMISE: “POWER TO PARLIAMENT AND THE PEOPLE”

As G20 demonstrators prepare to gather in London, a Liberal Democrat Peer is to introduce legislation in the House of Lords to abolish the special protections from protest offered to politicians and civil servants.

Twenty months after the Prime Minister told the House of Commons of his ambition to “agree a new British constitutional settlement that entrusts . . . → Read More: BILL TO FULFIL BROWN’S PROMISE: “POWER TO PARLIAMENT AND THE PEOPLE”