House of Lords chamber in pictures

House of Lords chamber in pictures

An image slideshow exploring the House of Lords chamber.


This selection of 11 images illustrates what the House of Lords chamber is and what goes on inside it, including key events such as the State Opening of Parliament and daily activities such as debating and approving laws.

Time required: 15 minutes

Learning outcomes

Students will be introduced to:

  • The function of the House of Lords, including debating legislation and checking the work of the government
  • What a Peer is and how they are appointed
  • What a member of the House of Lords does

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