Tag Archive for House of Lords reform

LibUndems part 2

Baroness Deech

I agree with all of Lord Faulkner’s suggestions to reform the House from the inside, overhauling the makeup and setting a retirement age.  The need for these reforms, and their superiority over the plans for an elected House, were evident a long time ago, and I don’t know why it has taken this long for the right…

LibUndems

Baroness Deech

The move to reform the House of Lords by replacing appointed members with elected ones is driven by the premise that it will be more democratic and accountable.  But according to the Bill published this week, it is intended to provide expressly that the Lords will be inferior to the Commons in that if the…