The Lord Speaker
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.
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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.