Tag Archives: Lord Grocott

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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Hull University – as recommended by the House of Lords

I was in the House yesterday for the continuing committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill.  I contributed to discussion on some amendments, though at one point my mere presence appeared sufficient to engender tributes to the … Continue reading

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Keeping to time

There was a long speakers’ list on Tuesday for the Second Reading of the Public Bodies Bill.  Over 55 peers took part.  There is no time limit on Second Reading debates.   Each back-bench speech should not last more than 15 … Continue reading

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