Tags » House Of Lords Reform

James Hand: Lords response to Labour Peers’ Working Group Report - A Programme for Progress: The future of the House of Lords and its place in wider constitution.

The House of Lords have recently debated the Labour Peers’ Working Group report looking at the future of the House of Lords and its place in a wider constitution. 1,818 more words

UK Parliament

Debating Lords reform

For those interesting in watching Thursday’s debate on the report of the Labour Peers Working Group on Reform of the House of Lords, the first three hours of the debate can be seen… 35 more words

@afneil base constituencies of a second house on social groups.

I would replace The Lords with a Parliament, where the MP’s have constituencies based on career, union, social group, or similar
That way you’d get politician’s, representative of real people with real life experience and self selecting by virtue of ability to express the views of their colleagues. 236 more words

Politics

Bishop of Derby takes part in debate on the future of the House of Lords

“…we need a different kind of representation of the people besides that of MPs and those who vote for them. We need a supplementary system of representation that represents networks, groups, cultures and faiths—that whole complex ecology in which human beings live” – Bishop of Derby, 19/6/14…

3,252 more words
Speech

Federalism in the UK and how do we govern England

There is some talk in the press this week about the growing need for federalism within the government of the UK. The argument goes that, whatever the outcome of the forthcoming Scottish Referendum we will be moving towards a more federal approach of government. 735 more words