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Proper rules for peers

Tweet Proposals submitted to the House of Lords Sub-committee on Members Conduct It would be helpful to the general public, and perhaps also to members of the House, to consolidate the Code and the Guide into a single document. The … Continue reading

26. September 2018 by rkh
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A blot on Parliament: the slack rules on peers and public affairs consultancies

Tweet The House of Lords rightly expects peers to register and declare any outside interest which a reasonable person might think capable of exercising an influence on their conduct in the House. Beneath this general obligation, the House wishes peers … Continue reading

26. September 2018 by rkh
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Politicians and their money: 2 The House of Lords

Tweet  Recently I described my long expedition in search of ex-politicians’ money, especially Lord Mandelson’s, and its fruitless start in the barren fields of ACOBA (the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments).   Having learnt nothing from ACOBA, I turned to … Continue reading

15. November 2011 by rkh
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