New Members join the Lords

21 January 2011

Conservative life Peers Lord Fink, Baroness Berridge and Liberal Democrat life Peer Lord Stoneham of Droxford took their seats in the House of Lords following short introduction ceremonies at the beginning of business on Thursday 20 January.

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

Wednesday 19 January

Conservative life Peer Lord Empey and Liberal Democrat life Peer Lord Palmer of Childs Hill.

Tuesday 18 January

Conservative life Peers Lord Edmiston and Lord Framlingham, and Labour life Peer Lord Wood of Anfield.

Monday 17 January

Liberal Democrat life Peer Lord Loomba, and Conserative life Peers Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon and Lord Flight

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