House of Lords

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China imposes sanctions on UK MPs, lawyers and academic in Xinjiang row
Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith says he will wear the retaliation like a ‘badge of honour’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Mar, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Sturgeon welcomes 'official, definitive, independent' ruling she did not breach ministerial code – as it happened
Latest updates: Scotland first minister had been accused over investigation into allegations against Alex Salmond

Andrew Sparrow

22, Mar, 2021 @6:39 PM

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The price of failure? A seat in the Lords | Letters
After a disastrous reorganisation of the NHS, Andrew Lansley was elevated to the upper house. He won’t be the last…

21, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on judicial review: it's politics that needs fixing, not the courts | Editorial
Editorial: Proposed legal changes are based on the fallacy that judges are out of touch with public opinion


19, Mar, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Threat of no-deal Brexit remains, peers say, as EU relations sour
Exclusive: Lords committee chair highlights concern EU parliament may delay trade deal ratification

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

19, Mar, 2021 @1:54 PM

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Domestic abuse bill: what amendments are peers voting on?
Campaigners have backed changes aimed at tackling violence against women and misogyny

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

15, Mar, 2021 @3:36 PM

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Norman Fowler to step down early as Lord Speaker
Conservative peer leave post in April to campaign on HIV/Aids and LGBT issues

Peter Walker

25, Feb, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Peers vote for 'judicial committee' to assess genocide claims
Proposal is attempt to find compromise on issue after two rejections in Commons

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Showing a flair for flares down the ages | Brief letters
Brief letters: Valuing GPs | Flares | Zoom calls | Oxymorons | House of Lords


23, Feb, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Virtual Lords could be here to stay after Covid – but will MPs follow?
House of Lords has embraced Covid-safe representation more than Commons, but many MPs support change

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Feb, 2021 @3:02 PM

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The government's hasty Covid law-making cannot become a template for the future | Jonathan Jones
Continuing the pandemic approach of bypassing parliament would undermine respect for the law in the UK, says former Treasury solicitor Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

18, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Lords defeats government over UK courts' role in genocide rulings
Peers vote for second time to amend trade bill and take a tougher stance on China’s human rights record

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Feb, 2021 @9:03 PM

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