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Life Peers' Life Stories
Learn about the very different backgrounds of members of the Lords and the value their experience brings to the House's work as the UK Parliament's second chamber
18 July 2022
The Llywydd Rt Hon. Elin Jones MS and Lord Speaker Lord McFall of Alcluith
Lord Speaker visits Senedd for the first time
The Lord Speaker, Lord McFall of Alcluith, visited the Welsh Parliament (Senedd) on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March, in the first visit of its kind by a Speaker of the House of Lords.
30 March 2022
Joint statement from the House of Lords and House of Commons Commissions
Joint statement by the Lords and Commons Commissions
18 March 2022
The Lord Speaker, Lord McFall of Alcluith
Launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
Lord Speaker praises parliamentarians from all four nations for demonstrating 'leadership and unity of purpose' at launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
25 February 2022
Attendees of the interparliamentary forum
Joint Statement of the Interparliamentary Forum
Joint Statement of the Interparliamentary Forum
25 February 2022
Government transparency needed for effective Parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements
The International Agreements Committee writes to the Foreign Secretary, with concerns about the Government’s response to its Working Practices: one year on report.
08 February 2022
Commons and Lords Speakers celebrate conclusion of major Parliament restoration project
A major conservation project in Parliament has concluded after almost ten years
18 January 2022
Lord Speaker statement following the death of President of the European Parliament David Sassoli
The Lord Speaker offers condolences to the European Parliament and to President Sassoli’s family and friends.
11 January 2022
A busy House of Lords chamber with members filling the benches
2021 in the House of Lords
As the House of Lords pauses for recess until January, we look back at an action-packed year in the UK Parliament’s second chamber.
17 December 2021
The Lord Speaker addresses a meeting at COP26 in Glasgow
Lord Speaker addresses COP26 meeting
The Lord Speaker addressed the BGIPU's Parliamentary Meeting for COP26 on Sunday 7 November. Read what he had to say.
08 November 2021
Lord Speaker letter on the House of Lords
The Lord Speaker responds to the Financial Times on the composition, work and role of the House of Lords
24 September 2021
The Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord Speaker and podcast host Matthew Purvis sit around a table in front of microphones
House of Lords Podcast: the Speakers
The Speakers of the Lords and Commons discuss shared histories and plans for the future
23 September 2021
Baroness Barker speaking in the House of Lords chamber
Lords debates enhancing quality of government
Members discuss training in core leadership skills for ministers and senior civil servants. Learn more
17 September 2021
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