Tag Archive for Lords

Age Analysis

Lord Tyler

Hot news!   I have just had a reply from the indefatigable House of Lords Library team giving me the most recent breakdown of Peer’s ages.   There are just 2 under the age of 40 and 29 over the age of 90, though by my count 12 of the latter are amongst those who have “taken…

Allegations against members

Lord Soley

I am not going to comment on the allegations against the four Members named in the press as they have yet to state their defence but already immense damage has been done to the reputation of the House. So while we wait for further reform of the Lords (which in my view ought to be incremental)…

The Lords they are a blogging!

Lord Soley

After many trials and tribulations the Lords have got a blog site – thanks to the Hansard Society and the Lords Library and Information Department (and me!) The following will appear on the Guardian ‘Comment is free’ site on Monday: In 2003 I started a blog as an MP. I regarded it as a success…

Lords keeping up with events

Lord Tyler

The House of Lords has a fusty reputation, always behind the times. But we can move quite quickly if we want to. There is a new item for our business today: we will be interrupted for an hour or so for the Government to tell us what is happening in the row with the Russians.…