Who's in the House of Lords
Members of the House of Lords bring experience and knowledge from a wide range of occupations. Many members continue to be active in their fields and have successful careers in business, culture, science, sports, academia, law, education, health and public service. They bring this knowledge to their role of examining matters of public interest that affect all UK citizens.
Currently, there are about 800 members who are eligible to take part in the work of the House of Lords. The majority are life peers.
Search for members of the Lords and find their biographical information and contact details in our list of members
Get in touch with a member of the House of Lords
The Lords has agreed a Code of Conduct, setting out the standards of conduct required of members of the House
Find out more about allowances and expenses claimed by House of Lords members, and the current financial support system
Find out about the different ways to address members
The most senior member of the government in the Lords