House of Lords reform

Lord Rennard’s call for House of Lords reform backfires

8 September 2015 10:12

In this year’s dissolution honours, the Liberal Democrats were awarded 11 peerages, three more than their total number of MPs. Since this brought…

When is corruption not corrupt? When the establishment says it isn’t

5 August 2013 17:54

Mr Justice Tugendhat delivered a ferocious verdict last week. Undercover reporters from the Sunday Times claimed they had found Peter…

Lord Strathclyde resigns over frustration with Lib Dem peers

7 January 2013 12:31

Lord Strathclyde was a skilful leader of the House of Lords. An immensely charming man, he was — generally —…

Conor Burns slams Clegg’s boundary review ‘hissy fit’

16 October 2012 15:01

Conor Burns, the Conservative MP who resigned from the government over Lords reform, is livid with Nick Clegg’s smug declaration that…

New term, same old tensions

3 September 2012 19:20

Nick Clegg came to the Commons today to both praise and bury House of Lords reform, for this parliament at…