Lord Malloch Brown

The UK's Voting System Is Failing Our Democracy, It's Time to Modernise

Lord Malloch-Brown | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Politics
Lord Malloch-Brown

As the new Government works on its first Queen's Speech, it will need to address a range of fundamental constitutional issues. Among them should be the question of how we can increase turnout and improve the integrity of our voting system itself. It's time to ask whether the UK's voting system of polling stations, ballot boxes, postal and proxy votes - is fit for purpose. This election has raised a series of important questions about the way in which people vote in the UK. And the reasons why people choose not to.

Blair 'Has Finally Gone Mad,' Says Boris Johnson

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has "finally gone mad" in his "unhinged" attempt to claim the 2003 invasion of Iraq is not the reason for the chaos in the country now, Lon...

Davos Man Doesn't Live In a Closed Word

Lord Malloch-Brown | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Politics
Lord Malloch-Brown

Davos has started. And the search is on again for what will be the defining new wisdom to emerge from this year's rash of seminars, lectures, parties and closed meetings in the Swiss mountain town.

We Need an End to UN Leadership That Is More Secretary than General

Tom Stevenson | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Politics
Tom Stevenson

The Security Council is the most prestigious of the UN's organs, charged with upholding the core value of the charter ("to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war"), yet clearly its current form is beyond broken, its composition a farce.