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Posts Tagged ‘House of Lords’

House of Lords pass Bill for Brexit to proceed

PA photo   By Hazel Speed   When Democracy can be too Democratic for its own good

House of Lords reject Government’s second Brexit vote

Reuters photo   By Hazel Speed Peers were advised, apparently, to take a camp bed into the House of Lords, if necessary, the night before to ensure their presence on Tuesday where they debated and voted first of all on Amendment 1 to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill at the report stage.

Meet The Lords: A doffed hat to the BBC

PA photo   By Hazel Speed Earlier this week BBC TV broadcast the first episode of ‘Meet the Lords‘, a behind the scenes portrayal within the UK’s House of Lords.

Government defeated in Brexit bill

PA photo   By Hazel Speed Peers from the UK’s House of Lords yesterday voted on Amendment 9B to the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill at Committee Stage which would make the Government produce proposals within three months of notification for EU citizens legally resident in the UK to have the same rights of residence […]

Where is the Moral Compass in Parliament?

PA photo   By Hazel Speed It was quite interesting the other day to watch The House of Lords commence their early debates on Brexit, a most sedate and honourable debate (no pun intended).