Lord Fowler has been appointed as the next Lord Speaker.
Lord Fowler is the third elected Lord Speaker since the post was established in 2006. He succeeds Baroness D’Souza and will take up the post on 1 September 2016. He will preside over a sitting of the House of Lords for the first time on 5 September 2016.
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The debates start with a formal thank you in reply to the Queen's Speech, today from 3.30, learn more: http://ow.ly/EVpM300kap1
The EU Justice Committee has published a report on the government’s proposal to introduce a UK Bill of Rights.
The committee says the evidence they received makes ‘a forceful case’ for the government to think again on the policy.
Find out more about the committee's key recommendations: http://ow.ly/USD430029Gc