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Will the Labour leader shift his single market position?
This week, the House of Lords will turn its attention once again to the controversial Higher Education and Research Bill
I spent the evening with some girlie mates on Saturday, we're a mixed bag which is why we compliment each other so well. We have one that will listen, one that gives an honest opinion, one that you can call from anywhere in the world and she will help, the list goes on but it's comforting to know we all offer something different.
So this is your chance to influence the Lords' future. After thousands signed the Mirror's petition in 2015 calling for an end to an unelected upper chamber, we hope you'll use this opportunity so that we can move towards the kind of Parliament that voters expect and deserve.
If the government cares about fulfilling the will of the British people, and having a genuinely decent and well-functioning scrutinising chamber, It's time for a fairly elected upper house.
The claim is that they want to 'cut the cost of politics and tackle the deficit left by the previous administration', in the government's own words. Why then, has the prime minister appointed peers to the House of Lords at a faster rate than any Prime Minister in British history?
Should the Lords become an elected chamber? Partly-elected perhaps but fully elected and we could end up with the same political game-playing and circus entertainment we often get with the House of Commons? Is that democracy? The public seem very discontent with politicians so why are we calling for more by having the Lords electable?
The House of Lords has bought in over 17,000 bottles of champagne since the coalition began, enough to give each peer just
The new appointments to the House of Lords have rightly been given a kicking from the newspapers. With a few notable exceptions
Thirty new peerages were doled out today to a glittering array of party donors, former political advisers and MPs. Some are