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Rules of conduct in the House of Lords

The rules of conduct for members of the House of Lords are set out in the Code of Conduct and the Guide to the Code of Conduct. The rules for members' staff are set out in the Code of Conduct for House of Lords Members' Staff. A consolidated PDF of the three documents can be found below.

Tenth edition (updated): September 2021
Published 8 July 2020

This edition of the Code of Conduct for Members, the Guide to the Code of Conduct and the Code of Conduct for Members' Staff was ordered to be published on 8 July 2020. An interim updated version, incorporating amendments made since July 2020, was published in September 2021.

Contact the House of Lords Commissioners for Standards' Office

General Enquiries: 020 7219 7152
Press Office: 0207 219 8550
Email: lordsstandards@parliament.uk

Contact the Registrar of Lords’ Interests

General inquiries: 020 7219 3112

Email: lordsregistrar@parliament.uk