Who's in the House of Lords

Who's in the House of Lords

Members of the House of Lords bring experience and knowledge from a wide range of occupations. Many members continue to be active in their fields and have successful careers in business, culture, science, sports, academia, law, education, health and public service. They bring this knowledge to their role of examining matters of public interest that affect all UK citizens.

Members and their roles

Currently, there are about 790 members who are eligible to take part in the work of the House of Lords. The majority are life peers.

Meet our members

List of Members of the House of Lords

Search for members of the Lords and find their biographical information and contact details in our list of members

House of Lords members' conduct

The Lords has agreed a Code of Conduct, setting out the standards of conduct required of members of the House

Financial support for members

House of Lords expenses

Find out more about allowances and expenses claimed by House of Lords members, and the current financial support system

Get in touch with members

Members of the Lords examine matters of public interest, so you may find you want to get in touch with an individual Lord

How do you address a Lord?

Using the correct title when writing to a House of Lords member

Lords Digital Chamber

Connect with members of the Lords on the Lords Digital Chamber - a website featuring social media feeds from peers and political groups.

Watch the Lords on Parliament TV

Watch all the action from the Lords' chamber and committees live on Parliament TV

Lords enquiry service

Contact the House of Lords enquiry service with general questions about the Lords:

Subscribe to Lords newsletter

Sign up for the House of Lords newsletter for the latest news, debates and business

Lords publications

Get free copies of House of Lords publications and briefings

Lords Hansard

Read the latest Lords Hansard for a detailed word by word report of the work in the chamber