How the Lords checks and challenges
The Equality Act 2010 (the Act) states that is unlawful to directly discrimina
If they go against ''50'' and tr...y to amend it with rights for eu citizens before we have the rights for British citizens then they should be dismissed and an elected body put in place. Why you may ask? cos they are not looking after the British interest
You must see this place if you are lucky enough to go in when you are in London!
Have you ever wondered why there are two Houses in Parliament? Did you know that the #HouseofLords is the second busiest legislative chamber in the world? Find out fast facts about our history, who we are and what we do in our short animated guide.
Did you know that there are currently 207 female members in the #HouseofLords? The first female peer was appointed in 1958. Since then women have served in many roles as Leader of the House, Chief Whip and Lord Speaker. Learn more about our membership.
Interested in supporting the work of the second chamber of the UK Parliament? We’re recruiting for a Director of Finance and a Director of Human Resources. Both positions are new and sit on the House of Lords Management Board.
#HouseofLords select committees have a crucial role investigating a broad range of issues, examining government policies and reporting on their findings. Watch our video series on our committees’ roles and find out how you can get involved.
The #HouseofLords plays a key role checking and challenging the work of the government of the day. Each sitting day Monday to Thursday, members of the Lords ask the government questions on any topic.
Click through to our Lords questions album from Monday 24 April https://www.flickr.com/…/ukhouseof…/albums/72157680744753154
The Clerk of the Parliaments is the most senior official in the #HouseofLords and plays an important role in the work of the House. On Monday 24 April, members of the House of Lords paid tribute to Sir David Beamish, who retired as Clerk of the Parliaments earlier in the month, and appointed the new Clerk, Edward Ollard.
See photos from the tributes and introduction https://www.flickr.com/…/ukhouseoflo…/sets/72157681092859832
Did you know that there are around 500 members of staff who work behind the scenes in the #HouseofLords, from legislative and finance staff to retail and catering teams? Find out more about our departments and offices.
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