The Professors passion for "The Science of Deceit" started here...

Employed by the Ministry (in a covert capacity) to help introduce the law ending dishonest politics, you can see his hand all over the posts of past.

Current political circumstances have forced him to reveal himself and as we speak, MPs are signing up to re-introduce The Elected Representatives (Prohibition of Deception) Bill for debate with over 80,000 voters supporting them.

Posts before Jan '08 are purely for the record (with hindsight they make fascinating reading). Posts after May 13th mark the Professor's return.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Standards in Public Life Chairman endorses Anti-Deception law for MPs

The Ministry's cup overflows...

With some notable exceptions (Lord Falconer, the Lord Chancellor on Mr Blair's watch - more on him later, we've mixed it up with him before) some very surprising heavyweights are signing up to support the Bill, today brings the roll of honour to...

Sir Alistair Graham
Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life 2003-2007

Having sat right in the belly of the beast on our particular beef with the standards of right honourables, he's uniquely placed to consider what's needed to reform Parliament. His support for the Bill is high praise indeed.

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