Lords debates standards of behaviour and honesty in political life
24 June 2022
On Thursday 23 June, members of the House of Lords debated the impact on the democratic process of any reduction in the standards of behaviour and honesty in political life.
Lord Morse (Crossbench) put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking in the debate included:
- Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (Conservative), former Ministry of Justice Minister
- Lord Anderson of Swansea (Labour), former MP and chair of the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee
- Lord Butler of Brockwell (Crossbench), former Head of the Civil Service
- Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat), Lords Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
Lord True (Conservative), Minister for State (Cabinet Office) responded on behalf of the government.
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