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Spokespersons in the House of Lords

Who are the Government spokespersons?

Leader of the House of Lords

Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

Government Chief Whip

Deputy Chief Whip

Business and Trade

Cabinet Office

Culture, Media and Sport

Defence

Education

Energy Security and Net Zero

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Equalities

Export finance

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Health and Social Care

Home Office

Justice

Law Officers

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Northern Ireland

Science, Innovation and Technology

Scotland

  • TBC

Transport

Treasury

Wales

Work and Pensions

Government Whips (Baronesses and Lords in Waiting)

Government Whips Office: 020 7219 3131

 

Who are the Opposition spokespersons?

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition in the House of Lords

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Chief Whip

Deputy Chief Whip

Business and Trade

Cabinet Office, Constitutional and Devolved issues

Culture, Media and Sport

Defence

Education

Energy Security and Net Zero

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development

Health and Social Care

Home Office

Justice

Levelling Up, Housing, Communities, Local Government 

Northern Ireland

Science, Innovation and Technology

Scotland

Transport

Treasury

Wales

Women and Equalities Office

Work and Pensions

Opposition Whips Office: 020 7219 3237

 

Who are the Liberal Democrat Party spokespersons?

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Chief Whip

Business and Trade

Cabinet Office

Culture, media and sport

Defence

Education

Energy and Climate Change

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Health and Social Care

Home Affairs

  • TBC

Housing

International Development

International Trade

Justice

Law Officers

Levelling Up, Communities and Local Government

Northern Ireland

Policing

Science, Innovation and Technology

Scotland

Transport

Treasury and Economy

Voluntary sector

Wales

Work and Pensions

Liberal Democrat Whips Office: 020 7219 3114

 

Convenor of the Crossbench Peers

Convenor of the Crossbench Peers Office: 020 7219 1414

Lords Enquiry Service and FAQs

House of Lords FAQs

The Lords Enquiry Service provides information on the role, work and membership of the House of Lords.

  • Telephone: 0800 223 0855 (Freephone) or 020 7219 3107
  • Email: hlinfo@parliament.uk
  • Text Relay: 18001 7219 3107

The telephone enquiry service is open from 10am - 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 10am - 4pm on Fridays. During recess, the hours are 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday.

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