Work of the House of Lords
The House of Lords is the second chamber of the UK Parliament. It is independent from, and complements the work of, the elected House of Commons. The Lords shares the task of making and shaping laws and checking and challenging the work of the government.
Read on for more highlights from the Lords and information on how the House works.
More highlights from the House of Lords
Examples from the House of Lords' work to check and challenge government, and scrutinise legislation.
Latest from the Lords
Read latest news from the House of Lords