" class="selectionShareableAhead of a showdown in the Senate on the Medivac repeal bill, the two Centre Alliance senators are expected to side with Labor and the Greens to block the legislation, meaning the government will rely on the vote of Tasmanian crossbench
senator Jacqui Lambie to dismantle the medical transfer laws.
Lord Bilimoria is an active crossbench
member of the House of Lords
Lord Nickson is a former crossbench
peer and chairman of the Clydesdale Bank, Scottish & Newcastle, and CBI Scotland.
If the amendment to the budget measures bill is successful, it will make it easier for the Liberals to vote down the levy with the support of key crossbench
MPs, according to opposition leader, Steven Marshall.
Lord Blair, now a crossbench
peer, went on to call for "no cuts", adding: "Looking at what is happening, the idea of continuously cutting the police service's budget seems an absurdity at this stage."
A substantial crossbench
could play havoc with the government's attempts to pass legislations.
Federal government support for Alcoa's action was slammed by a number of crossbench
In 2010, she became an independent crossbench
peer in the House of Lords, taking the title Baroness Grey-Thompson of Eaglescliffe in the County of Durham.
Voting was 307 to 277, a majority of 30, for the amendment put down by independent crossbench
peer Baroness Meacher at the close of a heated and highly charged debate lasting more than three-and-a-half hours.
Under huge Government pressure on Tuesday, crossbench
peer Baroness Meacher pulled a so-called "fatal motion" which would have torpedoed the cuts.
peer takes up her duties on July 27.
peer and 11-times Gold Medal winner takes up her duties on July 27.
During his speech to the Conservative Party Conference, the crossbench
peer took aim at sections of society that "just don't get it" when it comes to business.
Manjhi will talk about the process that has led to this transformation." The 90- miute session on Monday will be chaired by Lord Karan Bilimoria, a Crossbench
Peer in the House of Lords, while Professor Robin Burgess, director of the International Growth Centre and professor of Economics at LSE, Ruth Kattumuri, co- Director of the Asia Research Centre and India Observatory at LSE and Patna- based economist Shaibal Gupta will be discussants.
Following Lady Butler-Sloss's appointment on Tuesday, there have been growing expressions of concern that the crossbench
peer is too closely tied to the establishment to carry out the inquiry announced by Home Secretary Theresa May this week.