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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.

Lords committee calls for skills for every young person

Young people in the UK are not receiving enough support to get into work according to the House of Lords Youth Unemployment Committee, which has published a new report calling on the government to take urgent action.

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