A new biography fails to convey the Scottish Conservative Leader’s gusto, but does show how traditional she is.
The upper house “is strongest when it’s people and peers against the House of Commons, which it wouldn’t be in this case.”
The Strathclyde Commission’s proposals have paved the way for one.
The Government has rocked the Yes campaign onto the back foot – now it’s the Opposition’s turn.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Lord Strathclyde, the Leader of the House of Lords, was asked yesterday how many representations from the public on the House of Lords reform White Paper had been received. He was first asked by Labour peer Lord Grocott – Lord Strathclyde answered in a dry tone, and managed to suppress laughter when […]
On yesterday’s ToryDiary we highlighted Shadow Justice Secretary Nick Herbert MP’s response to Labour proposals on Lords reform. Pasted below are key extracts from the response of Lord Strathclyde to the Government’s statement in the Upper House. A short history of Lords reform: "This House is no stranger to reform. The Conservative Life Peerages Act […]