Contacting a Lord

The public are welcome to contact individual members of the House of Lords.

By letter

The best way to contact a Lord is in writing.

Letters should be addressed to the individual member at the House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW.

Mail is delivered to the Lord in the House or forwarded to an alternative address.

Bulk mailshots for members must be individually named, stamped and addressed to The House of Lords, SW1 Delivery Office, 53 Nine Elms Lane, London, SW8 5BB.

Please note that members of the Lords do not represent geographic areas (constituencies).

By telephone

You can contact the main Parliament switchboard on 020 7219 3000. If the Lord has a listed telephone number, the operator will connect you.

You can also leave a message with the Message Service on 020 7219 5353.

By email

You can email an individual member at Please note that if more than six copies of the same email are received, all will be deleted. 



Related information

Want to write a letter to a Lord but not sure what to call them? Consult our handy guide.

  • Request tickets to tour Parliament
  • The Lord is for/against a Bill you are interested in
  • Your local MP is a government minister, and unable to raise an issue in the Commons or unwilling to go against party policy
  • Many Lords are independent of a political party
  • To invite them to events