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About the House of Lords

This section outlines further information on the role and work of the House of Lords.

Standards

MPs and members of the House of Lords are expected to adhere to high standards in their public life.

Lords Allowances
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Find out more about the current financial support system.

Lords Appointment

There are now a number of routes by which Members can join the House of Lords.

Membership of the House of Lords

More information about members of the House of Lords.

Work of the House of Lords

Find out more about the role and work of the House of Lords.

Membership

Further information on the changing membership of the House of Lords, the different categories of Members and the routes by which Members are appointed to the House.

History

Guide to the key dates in the evolution of the House of Lords.

Lords Digital Chamber

Connect with members of theLordson the Lords Digital Chamber - a website featuring social media feeds from peers and political groups.