Lords Chamber Event

The House of Lords opens up the chamber every year, inviting people from across the UK to take part in a debating event.

2017 Chamber Event: The UK and international relations

The 2017 debate will focus on the challenges for international relations in the 21st century.

Past debates

Subjects up for debate in recent years have included free speech, defence and remembrance, social care, climate change and the future of the Lords itself:

Image: House of Lords 2017

Girls breaking barriers: Lords Chamber Event 2018

Participants in the Chamber Event 2018

Inspirational women and girls debate key barriers they face