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Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
AOL UK

Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'

Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers ... AOL UK, 48 minutes ago
ITV.com

Andy Burnham calls House of Lords 'a national embarrassment'

Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham has branded the House of Lords "a national embarrassment" and wants it to be scrapped. The MP for Leigh posted his comments about the upper house to the social media site Twitter. Mr Burnham proposed that a ...
 ITV.com2 days ago Analysis: Sizing up the Lords  BBC2 days ago 830 Lords a-voting: Upper house swells  NigerianHerald.com3 days ago First Parsi to sit in the House of Lords says Britain has failed to maximise its relations with India as trade figures dip  Times of India1 week ago
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Town Hall

Outrage As UK 'Senate' Numbers Increase To 826

LONDON, United Kingdom Britain's upper parliamentary chamber, the House of Lords, has increased in size once again after the Prime Minister appointed another raft of cronies to it. David Cameron was accused of packing the House after he appointed ...
 Town Hall1 day ago Britain to Appoint Number of Pro-LGBT Politicians to House of Lords  Gay.com3 days ago
BBC

DUP peerage choice blocked by watchdog

House of Lords: By Gareth Gordon BBC News NI Political Correspondent 28 August 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics Image caption Of the five peerage nominees to be blocked, five were nominated by the Conservative party A ...
 BBC2 days ago
BBC

Peers call for smaller House of Lords

Who is in the House of Lords? The new appointments take the total number of eligible members to 826 In 2014/15 the average daily attendance was 483 peers Members who certify that they have carried out "appropriate Parliamentary work" in ...
 BBC2 days ago House of Lords: new peerages prompt 'weary disgust'  The Week UK2 days ago No more donors and bag carriers in House of Lords, urges peer  ACQ Magazine2 days ago DUP nominee to House of Lords rejected by sleaze watchdog  Farming Life2 days ago
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Irish Times

Paul Murphy and Peter Hain elevated to House of Lords

Both politicians served in Northern Ireland at critical times of the peace process Peter Hain, who replaced Paul Murphy as Northern secretary in 2005. Photograph: Tim Whitby/PA Gerry Moriarty Topics: News Bertie Ahern David Cameron George Mitchell ...
 Irish Times2 days ago
Bloomberg

Hague and Darling Among 45 Joining U.K. House of Lords

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague and former Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling are among 45 new members of Britain's House of Lords named by Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday. Cameron put 26 members of his Conservative Party ...
 Bloomberg3 days ago Ex-UK foreign minister Hague among House of Lords appointees  Mail.com3 days ago Hague and 'moat claim' ex-MP among 45 new peers  ITV.com3 days ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer

House panel approves bill legalizing wiretapping on drug lords

08:10 PM August 19th, 2015 Recommended Iligan City representative Vicente Belmonte. Photo from congress.gov.ph A bill seeking to legalize wiretapping on drug lords has hurdled the committee level in the House of Representatives. The House ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago
NDTV

British peer resigns over drug allegations

British life peer John Sewel on Tuesday resigned from the House of Lords over claims he took drugs with two escorts at his London apartment, a media report said.Video footage and pictures published by The Sun newspaper showed Sewel, 69, snorting cocaine with ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Britain's Lord John Sewel resigns after cocaine and prostitutes scandal  Zee News1 month ago British Peer Resigns After Drugs and Prostitution Scandal  NDTV1 month ago Disgraced UK peer resigns after prostitutes, drugs scandal  Zee News1 month ago
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IndiaTV News

Lord Sewel quits after being caught snorting cocaine with prostitutes

London: Lord Sewel, the deputy speaker of the House of Lords, has resigned from his position after publication of photos and a video allegedly showing him using cocaine with prostitutes.Lords Speaker Baroness D'Souza Sunday called John Sewel's alleged ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago House of Lords deputy speaker resigns over drug scandal  Times of India1 month ago Parliament's five biggest sex scandals  The Telegraph UK1 month ago UK's Lord of House Deputy Speaker resigns over 'drug allegations'  Sify1 month ago
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