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Astronomer Royal Lord Rees of Ludlow: Lord Speaker's Corner
Hear from the Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees of Ludlow, on topics from AI to bioethics, ending manned space flight and why we should focus on climate change instead of trying to live on Mars
26 March 2024
Lord Mandelson: Lord Speaker's Corner
Peter Mandelson - former Cabinet minister, leading figure in New Labour and now Lord Mandelson - speaks to Lord McFall of Alcluith about his life in politics
05 March 2024
Interparliamentary Forum February 2024 Meeting
The Interparliamentary Forum met for the fifth time on Thursday 29th February. Find out what was discussed
04 March 2024
Lord Ricketts: Lord Speaker's Corner
Former top diplomat Lord Ricketts speaks to Lord McFall of Alcluith about the conflicts in Israel/Gaza and Ukraine, the impact of Brexit and more in this episode of Lord Speaker’s Corner.
16 February 2024
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Lamont of Lerwick
Lord Lamont talks tackling inflation, controlling interest rates and growing up in Shetland in the latest episode of Lord Speaker’s Corner
26 January 2024
Lord Speaker's Corner
Hear from members of the House of Lords about what inspires them in their work in and beyond Parliament
26 January 2024
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Forsyth of Drumlean
Hear from Lord Forsyth as he warns of a 'presidential' style of government
19 December 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Baroness Finlay of Llandaff
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff is a leading doctor, a professor and pioneer in the field of palliative care. Hear about her work in medicine and in the House of Lords in this episode of Lord Speaker's Corner.
24 November 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Blunkett
Hear from former Home Secretary David Blunkett - Lord Blunkett - in the latest episode of Lord Speaker's Corner.
27 October 2023
The Lord Speaker addresses the RSA
Lord Speaker addresses the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
21 September 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Baroness Benjamin
Hear from actress, broadcaster and campaigner, Floella Benjamin, in the latest episode of Lord Speaker's Corner.
15 September 2023
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Lord Speaker's committee on size of the house publish fifth report
17 July 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Heseltine
Hear from former Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Heseltine, as he speaks to the Lord Speaker about an extensive political career spanning almost 60 years in Westminster.
17 July 2023
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