Tag Archive for Information Office

Publicising the House

Lord Norton

The Information Office of the House of Lords produces some excellent material.   Given the demands made on it to respond to queries, finding the time to be proactive and publish some invaluable publications is quite a challenge.  It produces obvious value for money.  This is reflected in the answer I have just received about the number…

Enhancing transparency

Lord Norton

In response to my earlier post on tackling political alienation, a couple of respondents suggested increasing the transparency of Westminster – ‘losing the ivory tower effects of the Westminster village’ (DW) – and informing the public more about the basic operations of Parliament (Troika21). Compared with many other parliaments, Westminster is a transparent institution.  Votes…