Lords debates the location of both Houses of Parliament
17 June 2022
On Thursday 16 June, members of the House of Lords debated the case for both Houses of Parliament to continue to be co-located in the same city.
Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative), Professor of Government and Director of the Centre for Legislative Studies at the University of Hull put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking in the debate included:
- Lord Balfe (Conservative), Member of UK Delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
- Lord Fowler (Crossbench), former Lord Speaker
- Baroness Smith of Basildon (Labour), Opposition Leader of the House of Lords
- Lord Stoneham of Droxford (Liberal Democrats), Lords Liberal Democrat Chief Whip
Lord True (Conservative), Minister of State (Cabinet Office), responded on behalf of the government.
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