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What should change about Lords of the Blog?

Hansard Society

We’re really keen to hear what you think about Lords of the Blog and what would improve your experience of the blog. We’re still looking for people to take part in this research so please do get involved. If you’re interested in giving us your opinions and suggestions about how to improve the blog email…

Are the Lords listening?

Hansard Society

After all the dreadful stories in the past months about Parliament, I’m very pleased to bring you a piece of good news today! As many of you will know, our Information Committee has been carrying out an inquiry into how the House of Lords and Parliament as a whole can engage with the public and…

People and Parliament: an update

Hansard Society

As Chairman of the Lords Information Committee, I want to tell you how we have got on in our Inquiry on “How can we improve the relations between Parliament and the Public?”. Obviously, this is now a sixty-four dollar question. Since we started in March we’ve received many many comments from people. We’re now having…

Lords of the Blog healthcheck

Hansard Society

Lords of the Blog has been running since January 2008 and was launched in March 2008. An evaluation of the first six months of the pilot was carried out by the Hansard Society: everything about the blog – from the ways that authors respond to visitors, to the layout of the website – has been…