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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 elected by Lords members.
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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
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Phone: 020 7219 6444 Email: [email protected]
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