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The Lord Speaker chairs daily business in the House of Lords chamber and is an ambassador for the work of the House. Lord Fowler is the third Lord Speaker, and was elected by Lords members in 2016.
House of Lords discusses membership
Reduce House of Lords to 600 Members, says committee
Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House of Lords calls for cap on membership
Lord Speaker thanks King of Spain for address to Parliament
The King of Spain addressed members of both Houses of Parliament
Lord Speaker statement on security passes
Lord Fowler makes statement on security passes on the parliamentary estate
The Lord Speaker presides over work in the House of Lords chamber giving procedural advice and assistance.
Find out more about the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler.
The Lord Speaker has a variety of duties, including presiding over the House on the Woolsack, meeting members and staff of both Houses, acting as an ambassador for the House with international guests, and chairing the House of Lords Commission.
The Lord Speaker has helped develop an active outreach programme designed to engage the public, especially young people, with the work of the Lords.
The Rt Hon the Lord Fowler
House of Lords London SW1A 0PW
Phone: 020 7219 6444 Email: [email protected]
The Lord Speaker welcomes the use of the River Room for receptions on behalf of UK-registered charities or cross-party parliamentary events sponsored by members of the Lords
Records are published quarterly of costs incurred by the Lord Speaker's Office for official travel and entertainment, and details of gifts received by the Lord Speaker.