New Members introduced

24 June 2010

Conservative life Peers Lord Gardiner of Kimble and Lord Maples were introduced in House of Lords following short introduction ceremonies at the beginning of business on 24 June.

The introductions are the latest to take place this week among new life Peers whose membership was announced on 28 May.

The introduction ceremony must take place in the Lords Chamber before each new Member is able to take their seat in the House.

During the ceremony, new Members either swear an oath or solemnly affirm their allegiance to the Queen; they also sign an undertaking to abide by the House of Lords Code of Conduct.

Introductions earlier this week

The following Members were introduced in the Lords earlier this week:

23 June 2010

Lord Knight of Weymouth Labour Party life Peer.

22 June 2010

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and Lord McAvoy, Labour Party life Peers.

21 June 2010

Lord Liddle, Labour Party life Peer, and Lord Deben, Conservative life Peer.

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