Posts tagged ‘Lords’

TV pioneer Lord Buxton dies aged 91

An early television pioneer best known for creating the iconic ITV wildlife series Survival has died.

Continue Reading September 8, 2009 at 5:41 pm Leave a comment

Tributes paid to peer who championed disability issues

A member of the House of Lords who overcame disability to rise to the top of public life has died. Baroness Chapman died on Thursday.

Continue Reading September 5, 2009 at 1:22 pm 1 comment

‘Smart meters’ could save on energy bills by 2020

A ‘smart grid’ electricity network and the use of ‘smart meters’ should save consumers money on their energy bills, according to a government minister.

Continue Reading August 25, 2009 at 6:51 pm 2 comments

Government reveals £500m annual spend on Parliament

The government has published the costs of running the Houses of Parliament.

Continue Reading August 18, 2009 at 3:13 pm Leave a comment

UK must sign terrorism and money laundering treaty says Lords committee

The House of Lords EU Committee has said it is indefensible that the UK has still not signed or even ratified the Warsaw Convention on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.

Continue Reading July 30, 2009 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

MPs condemn “rushed and piecemeal” constitutional reform

A committee of MPs has criticised the government’s constitutional reform agenda. The Justice Select Committee’s report also condemned the number of unelected peers working as ministers.

Continue Reading July 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

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