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The peer and parliamentary expert discussed the Upper Chamber’s future with the former Tory leadership candidate.
Seven MPs and three peers will oversee the work of policy innovation.
Plus: Soames’s “serious environmental work” (i.e: shooting). Brothers Cash and Jenkin lose the plot. The agony of Kevan Jones. And: I am shaken by a Psychedelic Orgasm.
On Friday the House of Lords debated its own future. Lord Steel of Aikwood (formerly leader of the Liberal Party) has brought in a Private Member’s Bill with four components. It would place the Appointments Commission on a statutory basis, abolish by-elections for hereditary peers, reduce the size of the House (from about 700) by […]