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Changes to House of Lords sittings and business
Changes in response to Covid-19
26 March 2020
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Lord Speaker statement on Australian wildfires
Made in the House of Lords chamber on Tuesday 7 January 2020.
07 January 2020
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State Opening of Parliament December 2019
Formal start of the parliamentary year takes place on 19 December.
16 December 2019
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Lords marks watershed moment for Black History Month
50 years since Lord Constantine became first black member
01 October 2019
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Lord Speaker announces arrangements for Lords to resume
Lord Speaker announces arrangements for Lords to resume
24 September 2019
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Policy of reducing size of Lords remains on course
Lord Fowler has welcomed new peerages announced on Tuesday 10 September as 'in line with Burns proposals'.
10 September 2019
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Progress made in reducing size of House of Lords reviewed
The Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House has published its latest report
08 July 2019
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Lords debates parliamentary freedom of speech
Peers discuss obligation to uphold court orders
24 May 2019
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Lord Speaker's lectures: 20 Years of Scottish Devolution: Pass or Fail?
Former first minister reflects on devolution since 1999
16 May 2019
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Lord Speaker addresses Cambridge Union
Lord Fowler speaks to university debating society
01 May 2019
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Lord Speaker statement on US State Visit
Lord Fowler comments on the announcement of President Trump's State Visit
23 April 2019
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Lord Speaker's lectures: The BBC and the Future of News
BBC Director-General discusses 'fake news' and broadcaster's role
21 March 2019
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Lord Speaker's lectures: Technology and Environmental stresses in 2050 and Beyond
Lord Rees of Ludlow gave a lecture on Wednesday 27 February entitled On the Future: Technology and Environmental stresses in 2050 and Beyond.
01 March 2019
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Women in Parliament: new report highlights progress and recommends new measures
UK Gender Sensitive Parliament Audit published
20 December 2018
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Written Statement by the Lord Speaker
The Lord Speaker makes a written statement about parliamentary privilege
29 October 2018