The Lord Speaker
The Lord Speaker chairs daily business in the House of Lords chamber and is an ambassador for the work of the House. Lord McFall of Alcluith is the fourth Lord Speaker, and was elected by Lords members in 2021.
Lord Speaker news
Lord Speaker's Corner
Leading human rights lawyer Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws KC speaks about tackling miscarriages of justice in the latest episode of Lord Speaker’s Corner.
19 May 2023
Their Majesties the King and Queen Consort visit Parliament ahead of the Coronation
On the afternoon of Tuesday 2 May 2023, the King and Queen Consort visited Parliament to meet members of both Houses of Parliament.
02 May 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Baroness Morgan of Cotes
Changing laws, chairing committees and running marathons - hear more from Baroness Morgan
31 March 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Alderdice
Listen to the second in our new series of interviews between the Lord Speaker, Lord McFall of Alcluith, and members of the House of Lords.
13 February 2023
The Lord Speaker's role
The Lord Speaker presides over work in the House of Lords chamber giving procedural advice and assistance.
About Lord McFall of Alcluith
Find out more about the Lord Speaker, Lord McFall of Alcluith.
The Lord Speaker's work
The Lord Speaker has a variety of duties, including presiding over the House on the Woolsack, meeting members and staff of both Houses, acting as an ambassador for the House with international guests, and chairing the House of Lords Commission.