The Labour Party could replace the House of Lords with an assembly of regions and nations. , and could also see mayors be given power over local education and transport policy. The draft also suggested handing new economic powers, including over tax, to local regions and devolved nations, according to the Guardian.
Readers respond to Moya Lothian-McLean’s article about the isolation republicans felt during the national period of mourning I enjoyed much of the recent great national show: the extraordinary discipline of those young men carrying a surely unnecessarily heavy coffin was especially moving. Also, the death of an elderly woman who has lived a comfortable life according to impressive principles of faith and service is worthy of respect.
A MINISTERIAL body intended to accelerate scientific research in the UK appears to have been scrapped barely a year after it was set up. The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) was established by Boris Johnson in June 2021 as a cabinet committee that the then-prime minister said would help cement the UK’s position as a “global science superpower”.
THE Labour Party is apparently considering replacing the House of Lords with an assembly of regions and nations as part of a constitutional review led by former prime minister Gordon Brown. The draft review also suggests handing new economic powers, including over tax, to local regions and devolved nations, according to the Guardian.
Party is considering major overhaul of our system if it wins next general election House of Lords' economic powers would be devolved to councils of the nations Review is led by former prime minister Gordon Brown at request of Keir Starmer Labour is considering abolishing the House of Lords if it wins the next election, a leaked report has revealed.
Draft of Gordon Brown review reportedly suggests replacing peers with an assembly of regions and nations The Labour Party could consider abolishing the House of Lords and replacing it with an assembly of regions and nations. The suggestion is reported to have made in a draft of a constitutional review led by former prime minister Gordon Brown.
Labour is considering abolishing the House of Lords if they are voted into power at the next General Election, a leaked report has revealed. A constitutional review by Gordon Brown, the former Labour prime minister, suggests replacing the current upper house with an upper house of nations and regions and hand new powers to local regions and devolved nations in the UK, the review showed.
Board members endorsed a decision by the exective team not to review a previous decision, but opinions were divided A ban on trail hunting on land owned by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) will continue despite a criminal conviction for a director of a foxhounds group in England being overturned.
Exclusive: Constitutional review by Gordon Brown also recommends devolving economic powers Labour is considering abolishing the House of Lords and replacing it with an upper house of nations and regions, as well as handing sweeping new powers to local regions and devolved nations, a leaked report has revealed.
Follow our politics live blog for all the latest news and analysis from the NationalWorld team. UK politics live - Liz Truss speaks at the UN Leaked Labour report suggests party is considering scrapping House of Lords The Labour Party are considering scrapping the House of Lords, according a new leaked report.
House of Lords rebellion could thwart PM’s plans to scrap parts of NI Protocol amid ‘Henry VIII power’ concerns
A rebellion in the House of Lords could stop the Prime Minister’s plans to scrap parts of the Northern Ireland protocol. Peers are concerned that Liz Truss’ proposed legislation to override parts of the Brexit arrangement will give ministers “dictatorial” powers. “My concern is not so much the Brexit issue, but the constitutional issue,” one peer told the Guardian newspaper.
Exclusive: about 50 peers due to meet on Wednesday morning to discuss how to amend or halt proposed legislation Liz Truss is facing a potential House of Lords rebellion over proposed legislation to rip up part of the Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland amid concerns that it gives ministers “dictatorial” powers to pen and pass laws without scrutiny.
Bar Continental in Barrow teases reopening after five-year closure A DERELICT former bar has teased its upcoming reopening in a sign placed over its front door. Bar Continental, on the 'House of Lords' site in Barrow, has announced it is reopening this year for 'the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022'.
He reflected on how he perceived the Queen’s wishes for her funeral People across the country are set to watch the Queen's final journey tomorrow as her funeral takes place at Westminster Abbey. Plans concerning the arrangements following Queen Elizabeth II's passing were first shared with John Sentamu when he became the Archbishop of York in 2005.
Believes mourners will be 'lifted to glory' by funeral service The funeral of the Queen takes place tomorrow and, ahead of the occasion, the former Archbishop of York has revealed the late monarch did not want a “long, boring” funeral service. Plans concerning the arrangements following the Queen‘s passing were first shared with John Sentamu when he became an archbishop in 2005.
The football superstar and global icon joined the five mile long queues at 2am David Beckham reportedly turned down an MP who offered him the chance to skip the line as he instead waited for 13 hours to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth II. The football superstar and global icon joined the five mile long queues at 2am, believing his grandfather wouldn't have approved of him jumping ahead..
Green Focus column: Alan Debenham on climate change YOU often see banners reading ‘Systems Change Not Climate Change’ meaning tackling climate change and its threat to life on earth, must embrace big systems changes. That is, serious analysis and positive proposals for change must include a study of life’s RPC&G: religion, politics, constitution, and governance.
In making my latest pledge of loyalty in the House of Lords, I was the first parliamentarian in more than 70 years to do so for a king At around seven o’clock on the evening of Saturday, September 10, I took my 15th oath of allegiance to the sovereign.
There will be two days of significant business in the Commons next week as MPs focus on the cost of living Since the Queen’s death and until after the funeral, all political business has been suspended out of respect. During this period of mourning, the House of Lords and House of Commons have not been sitting.
A row has broken out over who is allowed to skip the queue to pay their respects to the late Queen. MPs and members of the House of Lords do not have to queue and can take four guests each to the lying-in-state. The majority of Parliamentary staff can also avoid the queues - but people working for MPs must stand in line.