The House of Lords is the second chamber of the UK Parliament. It works with the House of Commons to: make laws check and challenge the actions of the government, and provide a forum of independent expertise The House of Lords Chamber spends about 60% of its time on legislation; the other 40% is spent on scrutiny – questioning…

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The Lords sit four days a week, Monday-Thursday. You are not expected to attend every sitting, although you can if you wish. Regular attendance is expected, perhaps a day a week, for example. You may also choose to join various sub-committees. So joining the Lords is like becoming a non-executive director of a large prestigious…

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