Robert Salisbury


Former Leader of the House of Lords and Minister in the MoD, Lord Salisbury is Chairman of the Constitution Reform Group, Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire, President of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Chairman of the Lord Burghley 500 Foundation and serves on the Advisory Board of Open Europe.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Use Brexit to reform the Lords and overhaul the UK's constitution

My grandfather told me that before the arrival of Life Peers in 1958 that the House of Lords was dying …

By Robert Salisbury

Sunday, 13 November 2016

‎The populist tide might sweep away the EU

We all know that the world changed last Tuesday; but that is about all we do know. Trump’s election leaves …

By Robert Salisbury

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

After Brexit Britain needs to sort out its referendum rules

Any convinced Brexiteer should be grateful to David Cameron for allowing us to vote to leave the EU. Anyone who …

By Robert Salisbury

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Brexit will restore Parliament and force Britain to grow up

“Take back control” proved a potent slogan for the Leavers in the EU referendum campaign. It has largely been seen …

By Robert Salisbury

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

EU Referendum: What should happen after Britain decides?

As the moment of truth approaches, Whitehall, Westminster and the commentariat will be gaming both Leave and Remain. It is …

By Robert Salisbury