Category Archives: Reform of the 2nd Chamber for the United Kingdom

For discussion of the reform of the second chamber of the United Kingdom.

Should the House of Lords be abolished, become more democratic, or be kept as is?

The house of Lords should be reformed. It should not in my opinion however be elected. There are a number of reasons for this. If it were elected, there would be a danger that it would, probably at some moment … Continue reading

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Integrating Alternative Vote into Reform of the House of Lords.

As an advocate of proportional representation I am a  reluctant supporter of casting my vote in favour of AV – the Alternative Vote –  at the forthcoming referendum.  If the yes vote succeeds however, this “miserable little compromise”  as Nick … Continue reading

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