New Members introduced

14 January 2011

Liberal Democrat life Peer, Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames and Conservative life Peers Lord Wasserman and Lord Fellowes of West Stafford took their seats in the House of Lords following short introduction ceremonies at the beginning of business on Thursday 13 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 12 January

Conservative life Peer Baroness Stowell of Beeston and Liberal Democrat life Peer Lord Strasburger.

Tuesday 11 January

Conservative life Peers Lord True and Lord Risby, and Liberal Democrat life Peer Baroness Jolly.

Monday 10 January

Liberal Democrat life Peer Baroness Kramer, and Conserative life Peers Baroness Wheatcroft and Lord Lexden.

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