Labour can fuse principle and politics by standing for the right of Parliament to say Yes or No to the outcome of Theresa May’s Article 50 negotiations
Discipline is one thing, but the Prime Minister seems to have a vindictive streak that could be counter-productive as we prepare to leave the European Union
Vote could put at risk PM's timetable to start talks on quitting the EU later this month
A House of Lords committee has raised the alarm over a potential No 10 power grab when the ‘Great Repeal Bill’ is put before Parliament later this year
‘Given the scale of the previous defeat – and the building up of a cross party campaign on this issue – we are again likely to see the government defeated handsomely’
The Migration Observatory reckons it will take 140 years to process the up to 3.5 million EU citizens here who may seek permanent residence
Lord Tebbit employed EU nationals to carry out household tasks and care for disabled wife — despite lambasting peers for 'thinking of nothing but rights of foreigners'
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There is no prospect of an elected second chamber, so let’s go for a wholly appointed but fairly representative Upper House
I came over to the UK from Poland in 2012 to study and build a life. Five years later I find myself powerless, left out of the conversation and watching other people make decisions about my future
It’s easy to rubbish the Lords whenever the Government wants to roll over us. But we’re an essential element in our parliamentary democracy. The whole idea of parliamentary democracy is that the government is held to account day by day and week by week, not just by occasional referendums
Lord Kerr ridiculed the Government's claims
The Prime Minister took the highly unusual step of attending the House of Lords debate
In an imperfect and largely unreformed upper house, the higher role of the Lords is clear: to mind the constitution and protect human rights
'There will be debate and scrutiny in the House of Lords, but I don’t want to see anybody holding up what the British people want'
In the end, the sovereign will of the British people to give up their global influence on one hand and to make themselves poorer on the other will not be frustrated