New Members join the Lords

23 December 2010

Conservative life Peer, Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia and Liberal Democrat life Peer Baroness Doocey took their seats in the House of Lords following short introduction ceremonies at the beginning of business on Wednesday 22 December.

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

Tuesday 21 December

Conservative life Peers, Lord Cormack and Lord Ribeiro and Liberal Democrat life Peer Lord Sharkey:

Monday 20 December

Conservative life Peers, Lord Lingfield, Lord Feldman of Elstree and Lord Dobbs:

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