Category Archives: Lords Reform

There’s a surprise: reactionary, conservative parties scupper Lords Reform

Boy, was I annoyed with Nick Clegg yesterday. One thing about being on holiday in this country is that you can’t escape news. Well, I could switch my phone off but it just doesn’t work like that. So, I was … Continue reading

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Lords Reform dropped? Sulk a bit, then carry on…

So, if the Guardian is to be be believed, David Cameron is about to drop Lords Reform because there is no way to get it past the right wingers in his party who all stood for election in a manifesto … Continue reading

Posted in Coalition Agreement, constitutional reform, David Cameron, Lords Reform, Nadine Dorries, Nick Clegg, Paddy Ashdown, Peter Bone | 2 Comments

Let’s just not have reserved places for Bishops in the House of Lords – make your voice heard

The link I’m going to direct you to in a minute is a wee bit inaccurate, cos it says “No Bishops in the House of Lords.” That’s not strictly speaking what the petition that comes with it is asking for. … Continue reading

Posted in Bishops, Liberal Democrat Humanists and Secularists; House of Lords, Lords Reform | 2 Comments