Tag Archive for Joint Committee on Draft House of Lords Reform Bill

Stirring up apathy?

Lord Norton

Last week, the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill achieved some unexpected publicity.   There was a leak from the committee about what had been discussed as to the proposed size of the House.   On what one suspects was a slow news day, the BBC had a substantial item about the committtee’s deliberations.  This…

Joint Committee

Lord Norton

The report of the Committee of Selection has now been published with the names of the thirteen peers who are nominated by the committee to serve on the proposed Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill.  They are: Labour: Baroness Andrews, Lord Richard, Lord Rooker, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Conservative: Lord…