House of Lords

Work of the House of Lords

How the Lords shares the task of making laws and questioning the government.

Who's in the House of Lords

More information about the role of members of the House of Lords.

How the Lords is run

Behind the scenes a busy administration supports the House in its day to day duties.

Get involved with the Lords

Find out how you can understand and feel engaged with the work of the House.

Press Office

The House of Lords press office deals with enquiries from the press and media.

House of Lords history

Parliament's second chamber's eventful history which has shaped today’s House.

Lords enquiry service

Contact the House of Lords enquiry service with general questions about the Lords:

  • Telephone: 0800 223 0855 (Freephone) or 020 7219 3107
  • Email:
  • Text Relay: 18001 7219 3107