Tag Archive for David Blunkett

Guide dogs, like buses….

Lord Holmes

Last Autumn I was, as you would imagine, delighted, humbled and privileged to enter the House of Lords.  Many people mention the miles of corridors and difficulty in determining direction or destination. Having been warned of this I turned up with my trusty guide dog, Lottie.It was only shortly before arriving that I learnt Lottie…

Blind peers

Lord Norton

This weekend’s quiz questions.   The House of Commons has a promiment member who is blind (David Blunkett, a university classmate of mine.)   He is not the first blind member to sit in the House of Commons.   The House of Lords also has  had a number of members who have been blind.  One of them was…