New Member introduced in the House of Lords

11 February 2011

Liberal Democrat Life peer, Baroness Brinton, took her seat in the House of Lords following a short introduction ceremony at the beginning of business on Thursday 10 February

The introduction ceremony must take place in the Lords Chamber before each new Member is able to take their seat in the House.

During the ceremony, new Members either swear an oath or solemnly affirm their allegiance to the Queen; they also sign an undertaking to abide by the House of Lords Code of Conduct.

Introductions earlier this week

Monday 7 February

Liberal Democrat Life peer, Lord Stephen.

Further information

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