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The Lord Speaker chairs daily business in the House of Lords chamber and is an ambassador for the work of the House. Lord Fowler is the third Lord Speaker, and was elected by Lords members in 2016.
The Lords is the highest new entry in 2020
Sir David Attenborough speaks at Lord Speaker's Lecture
Highlights his his hopes and fears for the planet.
Lord Speaker statement on Australian wildfires
Made in the House of Lords chamber on Tuesday 7 January 2020.
State Opening of Parliament December 2019
Formal start of the parliamentary year takes place on 19 December.
The Lord Speaker presides over work in the House of Lords chamber giving procedural advice and assistance.
Find out more about the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler.
The Lord Speaker has a variety of duties, including presiding over the House on the Woolsack, meeting members and staff of both Houses, acting as an ambassador for the House with international guests, and chairing the House of Lords Commission.
The Lord Speaker has helped develop an active outreach programme designed to engage the public, especially young people, with the work of the Lords.
The Rt Hon the Lord Fowler
House of Lords London SW1A 0PW
Phone: 020 7219 6444 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lord Speaker welcomes the use of the River Room for receptions on behalf of UK-registered charities or cross-party parliamentary events sponsored by members of the Lords
Records are published quarterly of costs incurred by the Lord Speaker's Office for official travel and entertainment, and details of gifts received by the Lord Speaker.