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Liberal Democrats punch above their weight with Private Members Bills

by derekdeedman on 21 May, 2016

Liberal Democrat peers have laid down 20 of the 51 Private Members’ Bills in the Ballot following the Queen’s Speech.

On Monday Olly Grender will introduce her Bill on renters’ rights and Judith Jolly will introduce a Bill on registering arms brokers.

Further Liberal Democrat Bills have been highlighted by Lib Dem Voice including Anthony Lester’s Bill on preserving the independence of the BBC, Lynne Featherstone on reducing carbon emissions, John Sharkey on student finance, Brian Paddick on online privacy, Meral Hussein-Ece on addressing the BAME pay gap, Paul Tyler on party funding, Emma Nicholson on humanitarian support for genocide victims and Claire Tyler attempts to secure an entitlement to Carers’ Leave.

The full list of Bills is available at: http://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2016/may/house-of-lords-private-members-bill-ballot-2016-171/

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