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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.
Parliament celebrates International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s 200th Birthday
Speakers' tribute on VE Day
The quest for freedom that was fought for so bitterly during the Second World War has a special resonance this year, with the country under lockdown.
Lord Speaker's statement on UK Parliament’s response to the spread of COVID-19
A letter from the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, to members of the House of Lords regarding the House’s return from recess
Temporary changes to Lords business
Some proceedings held virtually
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.