Tag Archives: Commission to Strengthen Parliament

Hectic schedule, light blogging

The past couple of weeks have been somewhat manic.  When at the Lords, I have been lucky if I have got away from the Palace before 11.00 p.m. – actually, thinking about it, I haven’t been that lucky – with … Continue reading

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Fifteen years in the Lords

I was introduced into the House of Lords on Tuesday, 6 October 1998, so today is the fifteenth anniversary of my introduction.  The picture (right) was the formal photograph taken in the Robing Room following the ceremony.  For the introduction, my supporters were Lord … Continue reading

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Reforming committees

I have just done a post on Lords of the Blog about reforming committees in the Lords.  When I chaired the Commission to Strengthen Parliament, which reported in 2000, we recommended that each Bill in the Lords should normally be … Continue reading

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