Despite bringing our democracy into disrepute, the Tories want the House of Lords and all their cronies who are in it to remain. Unelected legislators have no place in any democracy – let alone a 21st century democracy. Just like this Tory government, the House of Lords is unfit.
Nicky Morgan, who resigned as an MP at the last election, and Zac Goldsmith, an ex-Tory minister who lost his seat at the election, have been sworn into the unelected and unaccountable House of Lords. As per usual, the Tories are stuffing their friends into lucrative and influential posts. It doesn’t matter if they lose […]
STORY: “Nicky Morgan gets Cabinet job and peerage despite vowing to quit Parliament” The Tories’ disdain for democracy knows no bounds as Boris Johnson moves to stuff unelected and rejected Tory members into the House of Lords and the UK Cabinet. With no democratic legitimacy or public accountability, peers should not be able to oversee […]