Preparations for next month’s police and crime elections in Wales have been called a “shambles” after it emerged an estimated £350,000 worth of ballots papers are likely to be shredded. … Read the full post »
Lord Roger Roberts was a councillor and five-times Parliamentary candidate before being appointed to the House of Lords in 2004.
Most Liberal Democrats would agree that there’s only one Roger Roberts. As I discovered this morning in Sutton, however, there is a second and a darn fine chap he is too. … Read the full post »
Fourteen Liberal Democrat peers, including the former party Chief Whip Archy Kirkwood and the former interim Chief Executive Ben Stoneham, joined a successful rebellion in the House of Lords today. The vote, on part of the Welfare Reform Bill, was over the proposal to cut housing benefit payments from people who have spare bedrooms in … Read the full post »
The subject of child detention for immigration purposes was raised by Liberal Democrat peer Roger Roberts in Parliament yesterday. … Read the full post »