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Hopes that the House of Lords would delay and check the government's controversial Health and Social Care Bill were disappointed yesterday.
National Health Service campaigners are hoping that the House of Lords will delay the government's widely questioned Health and Social Care Bill.
Disabled people's groups have accused the government of using parliamentary procedure to avoid scrutiny of the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Lords.
The political reform group Unlock Democracy is maintaining grassroots pressure for thoroughgoing second chamber reform at Westminster.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York were met by Christian students campaigning against tuition fee increases when they spoke at the University of Manchester.
Conservative peer Howard Flight has been accused of showing “the Tories' true colours” after he said that benefit reforms would encourage poorer people to "breed".
The government's creation of 54 new peers to ease its position in the House of Lords has been condemned as cronyism by democracy campaigners.
A House of Lords Select Committee has heavily criticised the UK government over a bill that will allow ministers to slash funding for Welsh language television.
The majority of people in Britain support a process that would allow them to elect the members of the House of Lords, and very few endorse the status quo
Abolishing the House of Lords is vital to getting rid of corrupt corporate politics, says Anthony Barnett. But an elected second chamber may not be the good democratic, reform-minded alternative many suppose.
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