Author Archive for Guest Contributor

Guest Blog: Parliament and Peace-Building

Guest Contributor

I am one of many independent (Crossbench) Peers and would like to introduce you to my background in my first guest blog. In the late 1960s I visited Northern Ireland as the civil rights protests began to turn into armed conflicts.  In 1971 I began to take part in the work of the House of…

Guest blog: The Lord Speaker

Guest Contributor

Given my enthusiastic support for the Lords of the Blog project, when it was suggested by one of the users of the site that I should explain more about my role, I was very happy to respond – specially since this is a “guest spot”, which means I don’t have to show the same impressive…