Constitutional renewal: Lords debate

09 June 2009

Lord Tyler (Liberal Democrat) will open a debate in the House of Lords about the legislative proposals for constitutional renewal. The debate will take place this Thursday, 11 June

Lord Bach will speak on behalf of the Government.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative); Professor of Politics and former Chair of the House of Lords Constitution Committee
  • Bishop of Chester
  • Lord Lester of Herne Hill (Liberal Democrat); independent adviser to the Secretary of State for Justice on aspects of constitutional reform
  • Lord Maclennan of Rogart (Liberal Democrat); spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs
  • Bishop of Liverpool
  • Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay (Liberal Democrat); former member of the Reform of the House of Lords Joint Committee
  • Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat); Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Baroness Williams of Crosby (Liberal Democrat); former Leader of the Liberal Democrats and former Professor of Politics at Harvard University
  • Lord McNally (Liberal Democrat); Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Lord Strathclyde (Conservative); Leader of the Opposition
  • Lord Bach (Labour); Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice
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