Cash for Honours

Lib Dem Lord's Admissions Reopen the Cash for Honours Scandal

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics
Stefan Simanowitz

The admission by former Liberal Democrat Party Treasurer Lord Razzall, that he was offered cash for peerages "several times a year" over a period of twelve years but failed to report any of these criminal offences threatens to take the lid back off one Westminster's most unseemly and nocuous can of worms of recent decades: cash for honours.

Is It Time To Change The Honours System?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Politics

The honours system is prone to accusations of political interference and regularly awards gongs to people "just for doing their day job", according to...