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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. Baroness D'Souza is the second Lord Speaker elected by Lords members.
Lords met on Monday 20 June
Lord Fowler elected as new Lord Speaker
Takes up post in September 2016
Lord Speaker addresses Women's Institute: transcript
Baroness D'Souza speaks at the NFWI annual meeting
Lord Speaker addresses Women’s Institute
Baroness D’Souza speaks at Brighton annual meeting
The Lord Speaker presides over work in the House of Lords chamber giving procedural advice and assistance.
Find out more about Baroness D'Souza and how she became the Lord Speaker.
The Lord Speaker publishes details of her meetings and engagements
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 Baroness D'Souza CMG 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 on its official entertainment budget, of details of the Lord Speaker's travel within the UK and of gifts received by the Lord Speaker.