Royal Prerogative needs to be brought within the power of Parliament

Commenting in advance of today’s emergency debate Parliament’s powers in relation to military action, Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable said:   “Today’s debate on Parliament’s powers is welcome.  Liberal Democrats have long argued that powers exercised under the Royal Prerogative need to be brought within the power of Parliament.    “Yesterday’s exchanges in the Commons … Continue reading Royal Prerogative needs to be brought within the power of Parliament

Ed Davey to Yvette Cooper: Vote Leave allegations threaten the ‘foundations of our democracy’ 

Lib Dem Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey has written to Yvette Cooper, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, calling on her to investigate the alleged illegal activity of Vote Leave. Davey urges Cooper to: "immediately launch an enquiry" into the "serious accusations" against the Vote Leave campaign, including "deliberate overspending, illegal coordination and a significant cover-up of their relationship … Continue reading Ed Davey to Yvette Cooper: Vote Leave allegations threaten the ‘foundations of our democracy’