Tag Archives: Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

From committee to chamber

This past year, my work in the Lords has been very much focused on committees.  The Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Bill has been especially time consuming.  I had to re-organise my academic schedule to accommodate it … Continue reading

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Pseudo-tweets of the week…

It has been a fairly busy week, hence the reason for the light posting. Monday.  As covered in my previous post, as soon as I finished teaching, it was a case of rushing to get the train to Westminster in … Continue reading

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Committee work

Anyone interested in following my parliamentary activity may be disappointed if they seek to do so through the website TheyWorkForYou.com.  Since the summer recess, most of my work has been committee based.   On Mondays, I have the Joint Committee on … Continue reading

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Life at Westminster….

It’s Tuesday afternoon.  In the chamber, the House is engaged on a marathon debate on the Health and Social Care Bill.  Because so many peers signed up to speak – no less than 100 – the House began sitting today … Continue reading

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Committee work

In recent decades, the House of Lords has become a more specialised body, making far greater use of committees.  Much of my time is taken up with commiteee work, which absorbs more of my energy on a regular basis than the … Continue reading

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The week in Westminster…

This week I am based almost wholly in Westminster, a combination of parliamentary business and the fact that students still working on projects are my students  in Westminster.   The teaching semester has finished in Hull. On Monday, it was a … Continue reading

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