Death of Viscount Bledisloe

15 May 2009

Viscount Bledisloe, hereditary Peer and Crossbench Member of the House of Lords, died on 12 May.

As he was an elected hereditary Peer, there will be a by-election to fill his seat in the House of Lords, in which excepted Crossbench hereditary Peers will be entitled to vote.

He is succeeded to the title by his son, Rupert Edward Ludlow.

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