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The Government has pledged to amend the Code of Conduct for members of the upper chamber following the controversy over Lord Hanningfield's expenses claims. Lord Hill, leader of the House of Lords, said there had been cross-party agreement to amend the rules to cover those who bring House into disrepute by abusing attendan...
This afternoon, Lord Hill of Oareford, the Leader of the House of Lords made the following statement to the House. “Like me, Noble Lords will have been completely...
Lord Oakeshott called for a reform of the system which allows convicted peers to continue sitting in the Lords. "You can stroll out of the prison gates in the mor...
Lord Steel called for a 'swipe in/swipe out' system of attendance at the House of Lords to prevent abuses of the system such as those of which Lord Hanningfield is a...
Parliament press release The contract for an independent assessment of options to take forward a restoration and renewal programme for the Palace of Westminster ...
Lord Hanningfield defended his right to claim House of Lords expenses for short periods of time and said he had never made a penny from his public work. “I’ve do...
17/12/2013 on Boulton & Co, Sky News
17/12/2013 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
17/12/2013 on Sky News
15/12/2013 on Westminster Hour, BBC Radio 4
12/12/2013 on BBC News
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