‘SNAIL’S PACE’ ON FAIR COMPETITION FOR PIG PRODUCERS

A demand for harmonisation of animal welfare standards across Europe, to achieve fair competition for pig producers, was made in the House of Lords yesterday (Wednesday).

Shadow Minister for Rural Affairs, and former North Cornwall MP, Lord Tyler said, “2013 is too long to wait for harmonisation of animal welfare standards throughout the EU’s so-called single market? . . . → Read More: ‘SNAIL’S PACE’ ON FAIR COMPETITION FOR PIG PRODUCERS

MMO MUST BE LOCATED IN SOUTH WEST – TYLER

It would be ‘absurd’ to locate the new Marine Management Organisation (MMO) other than in the South West, according to former North Cornwall MP, Lord Tyler.

The Liberal Democrat Peer spoke yesterday (Wednesday) in a detailed debate on the Marine and Coastal Access Bill, which will bring the MMO into being. Following an exclusive report in . . . → Read More: MMO MUST BE LOCATED IN SOUTH WEST – TYLER

POWER, PATRONAGE AND MONEY comment from Lord Tyler

Radio 4’s top headline this morning was ‘Calls are growing for reform of the House of Lords’. It’s not often that happens. Neither reformers nor reactionaries may relish the means of this meteoric rise to the top of the news agenda, but we have to face the simple fact that the public do not . . . → Read More: POWER, PATRONAGE AND MONEY comment from Lord Tyler