Members of the Lords, including the leaders of the three main parties and the convenor of the Crossbench peers, debated the report of the Lord Speaker’s committee on the size of the House on Tuesday 19 December.
Reflecting the interest members have in this topic and surrounding issues, over 95 members of the Lords signed up to speak. Their backgrounds highlight the breadth of experience of members.
The debate was proposed by Lord Burns (Crossbench), chair of the Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House.
Members who took part included the main party leaders in the Lords and the Crossbench convenor:
Image: House of Lords/ Roger Harris 2017