House of Lords

Type: Organization
Name: House of Lords
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John Gaunt & Partners August Licensing Update

Welcome to our August 2014 licensing updateOf greatest immediate significance this month are proposed changes to the Mandatory Conditions particularly affecting smaller measures, due to come into force on 1 October 2014, and to amended Regulations affecting ... [Published John Gaunt Partners - 3 hours ago]
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Splendid £17,000 raised at doctor's dinner

A splendid £17,000 has been raised by a Fishguard doctor during a night of glamour, good food and dancing at Wolfscastle Country Hotel.Dr Allison John, 35, has raised the money for the All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre based at Llandough Hospital. ... [Published Western Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
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Parties should explain why they award peerages, says Lords Appointments Commission

Political parties should start publishing detailed information about why they have chosen to make someone a member of the House of Lords, the body which oversees the awarding of peerages has said. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
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The government must stop treating international students with hostility

Aung San Suu Kyi, Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu, Mahatma Gandhi. Each one of them has shaped the world in which we live and, as it happens, every one of them was educated here in Britain.Along with the United States, the UK’s universities are the finest ... [Published New Statesman - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Mrs Pinnock goes to Westminster

Kath Pinnock will soon be sworn into the House of Lords, but the Cleckheaton councillor has promised not to turn her back on the town.Coun Pinnock was given a peerage by Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg earlier this month, but only heard of the announcement ... [Published Mirfieldtoday - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We Have

 Anonymity: it’s all the rage–Whisper, Secret–and it’s rage-inducing. A Brazilian court has ruled that Secret must be removed from app stores there, and existing installs remotely wiped. The UK’s House of Lords has recommended the end of online anonymity. ... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

TRF-Britain slides down women in parliament league table-report

By Katie NguyenLONDON, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Less than a quarter of Britain's cabinet ministers and parliamentarians are women, and the country is sliding down a global league table of women in politics, according to a report published ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital skills

Media, marketing, business and internet captainswill next week be called in front of a House of Lords committee as part of itsinvestigation into the UK’s digital competitiveness.Virgin Media, BT and the British Chambers ofCommerce will be quizzed on Monday ... [Published Freelance UK - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

Britain still run by a privately educated elite

They need to widen the pool of talent they recruit from to encompass state schools and non-Russell Group universities by using school and university-blind applications. They should also build long-term relationships with schools through mentoring and ... [Published Economia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 10 reports

New study shows the shocking extent of Britain’s social mobility problem

Social mobility in “deeply elitist” Britain is so embedded it has created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a government report.The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has released a 76-page report this morning outlining the state of elitism ... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 4 reports

Britain may lose top EU job

The UK may lose a top job in Brussels following incoming EU President Jean-Claude Juncker saying that there were too few women nominated. "A commission without a significant number of women is, in my view, neither legitimate nor credible,” Juncker said ... [Published Press tv - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

UK Labour Party Wants to Strengthen Fracking Regulation

The UK's Labour party has said it want to strengthen regulation of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. It planned to introduce a series of amendments to the infrastructure bill being debated in the House of Lords on Aug. 26.While the Department of Energy ... [Published CHEManager - Aug 26 2014]

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"There are a number of alcohol licensing provisions progressing through Parliament as part of the Deregulation Bill. One such measure is the removal of the need to renew a personal licence. The timescales for the Bill means that there may be some who will need to renew their licence before the changes take effect. This is beyond my control, although I do recognise that it is far from ideal”."
"I have a little committee of friends from Pembrokeshire in Cardiff who help me out," she said. "I would never say never; I'm always up for a challenge."
"The Commission is of the view that there would be merit in explaining in more detail the reasons why individuals have been appointed to the political benches – as the Commission does for those it recommends to the cross benches" he wrote. "However, this is a matter for the political parties."
"Here, I saw that security guard can't dare to frisk a senior politician at airport, as he fears for his job. I saw traffic being blocked for hours to allow a politician to pass by first. This is unthinkable in western countries. We need to radically democratise the structure of state."

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Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We ... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 30 2014]
 Anonymity: it’s all the rage–Whisper, Secret–and it’s rage-inducing. A Brazilian court has ruled that Secret must be removed from app stores there, and existing installs remotely wiped. The UK’s House of Lords has recommended the end of online anonymity. ...
Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Aug 30 2014]
 Anonymity: it’s all the rage–Whisper, Secret–and it’s rage-inducing. A Brazilian court has ruled that Secret must be removed from app stores there, and existing installs remotely wiped. The UK’s House of Lords has recommended the end of online anonymity. ...
Labour attempts to strengthen regulation of UK ... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 26 2014]
The Labour party believes the rules covering fracking – or hydraulic fracturing – for gas are not tight enough and will attempt to strengthen regulation of the controversial drilling method by tabling a series of amendments to the infrastructure bill ...
Remembering Richard Attenborough, the Man Behin... [Published TIME.com - Aug 25 2014]
When Richard Attenborough was a teenager in 1939, his parents wanted to adopt two German Jewish girls fleeing the Third Reich. His mother Mary presented the option to Richard and his two brothers, telling them it was the only right thing to do but that ...
What I've learned in my first year in the House... [Published News » Politics - Aug 22 2014]
The House of Lords is now in recess for more than two months and I have been a peer for a year. I’ve found there are difficult practical aspects of being a lone peer, and have made a lot of mistakes, but when I look back I see that it has become easier. ...
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Dignified Debate [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
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