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My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Beecham, said that the wording used in Amendment 125 was that rewards and salaries should be "comparable". In fact the actual wording is "no less favourable". The two are entirely different: which wording is being proposed?
My Lords, the Hutton report, the Butler report and other investigations of the war in Iraq have been prompted by the concerns of ordinary voters and Members of Parliament. Those concerns have raised a number of questions, but I shall deal with only one of them, as eight minutes is not a long time. Within the limits necessary to protect our intelligence sources and services, were people and...
Entered the House of Lords in 1991
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