Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Tale of Three Bills: committee work so far

In the UK, the Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Data Bill has so far had two informal briefings from Home Office officials (4th of July) and their specialist advisor Martin Hoskins (10th of July), and four public hearings (10th, … Continue reading

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The Campaign for Science and Engineering on Lords reform

CaSE (Campaign for Science and Engineering) has released a report embracing a statutory, proactive and independent Appointments Commission, a minimum of at least 30% of all peers appointed in any reformed House, increased resources for the Lords Science and Technology … Continue reading

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Lords reform: elections are now dead

David Cameron will announce in the next few days that his Lords reform bill is dead in the water as he has failed to convince his backbenches to back the idea. The question of what happens next is high on … Continue reading

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