Posts tagged "House of Lords"

Ukip issues fresh demand to be given more peers in parliament

Ukip issues fresh demand to be given more peers in parliament

Party believes it is entitled to 23 more peers to make the Lords better reflect the share of the vote in the last general election. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 7, 2014 at 10:39

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Lord Hanningfield suspended from Lords for a year over allowance claims

Lord Hanningfield suspended from Lords for a year over allowance claims

Privileges and conduct committee gives out stiffest penalty available but there are calls for his permanent expulsion. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 13, 2014 at 08:45

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Vulnerable people ‘being kept prisoner in care homes’

Vulnerable people ‘being kept prisoner in care homes’

House of Lords inquiry finds safeguards being used to oppress those lacking mental capacity and force decisions upon them. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 14, 2014 at 09:18

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Lobbying bill passes through House of Lords

Lobbying bill passes through House of Lords

Charities and voluntary groups raise concerns for civil society as controversial bill limits groups’ spending ahead of an election. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 29, 2014 at 09:56

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Travel booking and management services – Parliament Travel Office

Travel booking and management services – Parliament Travel Office

The Authority requires a company to provide high quality travel booking and management services. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 27, 2014 at 14:50

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‘Nuisance and annoyance’ injunctions abandoned after Lords defeat

‘Nuisance and annoyance’ injunctions abandoned after Lords defeat

Critics said Asbo replacements could have criminalised peaceful protesters, carol singers and bellringers. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 24, 2014 at 09:51

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Lobbying bill will tarnish Britain says UN official

Lobbying bill will tarnish Britain says UN official

UN rapporteur on freedom of assembly launches fierce attack on bill, while charities demand further concessions. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 12, 2014 at 11:47

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Cameron’s EU referendum ‘timebomb’ could undermine UK position say lords

Cameron’s EU referendum ‘timebomb’ could undermine UK position say lords

Former cabinet secretary Lord Armstrong says PM should follow Thatcher’s example by being patient in EU negotiations. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 11, 2014 at 10:55

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Lords to debate EU referendum bill

Lords to debate EU referendum bill

Conservative-backed bill, introduced by Lord Dobbs, promises a poll on Britain’s membership of the European Union in 2017. Read more…

Posted by admin - January 10, 2014 at 09:27

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‘I can name 50 peers who clock in for expenses’

‘I can name 50 peers who clock in for expenses’

Peer suggests that making brief attendances at House of Lords to qualify for allowances is normal practice. Read more…

Posted by admin - December 18, 2013 at 09:40

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