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House of Lords Podcast

Each month, hosts Amy and Matt will introduce you to members and staff of the House of Lords as we explore what is happening and what it is like to be a part of the UK Parliament. 

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Episodes

The Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord Speaker and podcast host Matthew Purvis sit around a table in front of microphones
House of Lords Podcast: the Speakers
The Speakers of the Lords and Commons discuss shared histories and plans for the future
23 September 2021
House of Lords Podcast: at the table with Chloe Mawson
Chloe Mawson, the new Clerk Assistant of the House of Lords, speaks about the role of a clerk, creating new ways of doing business during the pandemic and her hopes for lasting changes to the way we work.
23 July 2021
House of Lords Podcast: Lord Speaker and Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom
We speak to Lord McFall of Alcluith about his career and role as Lord Speaker, and Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom about wrongfully convicted subpostmasters
18 June 2021
House of Lords Podcast: with Baroness Lane Fox of Soho
Martha Lane Fox talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the future of our on- and offline lives, plus Matt and Amy discuss this year's State Opening of Parliament
7 May 2021
House of Lords Podcast: fighting for change
Human rights and support for victims of crime are two of the causes this month’s guests campaign for in the Lords. Hear from Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Newlove on what inspires them and how they fight for change in the House of Lords.
26 March 2021
Episode 3: LGBT+ History Month and healthy ageing
Lord Cashman joins the podcast to talk It's a Sin, co-founding Stonewall with colleagues including Sir Ian McKellen, and fighting for equality as a member of the Lords. Lord Patel discusses how we can improve healthy ageing through science.
10 February 2021
Episode 2, part 2: with Lord Teverson and Baroness Campbell of Surbiton
Listen to the House of Lords Podcast with Lord Teverson and Baroness Campbell of Surbiton. In this episode, we discuss disability rights, the environment and the EU.
18 December 2020
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