You can read Michael's latest speeches and appearances in Parliament below:
I do not accept that characterisation at all.
I recognise that—the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975, I think—but that relates to the maximum, not the minimum.
Tony Blair created far more peers than David Cameron.
I had concluded, but out of generosity, perhaps you will accept it if I give way on this occasion.
I am being generous in giving way, but I will give way.
I need to make some progress. There are a number of people who wish to speak and I have given way several times.
I think that the hon.
There is a public demand for value for money and to reduce the cost of politics.
I had noticed that brass neck, and I congratulate my hon. Friend on making that point.
As I have already said, the Government recognise the need to reduce the size of the House of Lords, but comprehensive reform is not consi