The Lord Speaker

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.

Lord Speaker news

Nurse at a reception deskCommittee considers reciprocal healthcare post-Brexit with Professor Martin McKee

EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 10.30am

The Lord Speaker's role

The Mace and Woolsack in the House of Lords chamber

The Lord Speaker presides over work in the House of Lords chamber giving procedural advice and assistance.

About Lord Fowler

The Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler

Find out more about the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler.

The Lord Speaker's work

Lord Fowler, the Lord Speaker

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.

Lords outreach programme

The Lord Speaker has helped develop an active outreach programme designed to engage the public, especially young people, with the work of the Lords.

Contact the Lord Speaker

The Rt Hon the Lord Fowler

House of Lords
London
SW1A 0PW

Phone: 020 7219 6444
Email: [email protected]

River Room

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

The Lord Speaker's travel, gift and official entertainment registers

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.