Xbow magazine - 50th Anniversary Edition

Thursday, November 1, 2007
Every discussion of the future of the Lords seems to start from the same premise. Even the critics make no significant proposal for change in the role, powers or expectations of the House. For all the talk of reform, there’s scarcely ever a word of criticism of what the Lords actually do, or of the way in which they do it. On the contrary, indeed – the House is perceived as an unique and indispensable component of our democratic legislature.Download the magazine to read Geoffrey Howe's full article in this special 50th anniversary edition...