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The nation fails to get excited…

Yesterday in the Lords, Lord Grocott asked the Government how many communications they had received from members of the public on the Government’s White Paper and draft House of Lords Reform Bill.  In answering, the Leader of the House, Lord … Continue reading

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Debating the future of the Lords

This week, we had a two-day debate in the Lords on the Government’s White Paper on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill.  I was in the chamber for most of the debate, hence the light blogging this week.   Perhaps … Continue reading

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White Paper and draft Bill

The Government today published its White Paper and House of Lords Reform Draft Bill.  It bears out my previous comments.  It is truly stunning in its apparent ignorance of history, the impact of electoral systems and indeed political reality.  It … Continue reading

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