Thirty new peerages were doled out today to a glittering array of party donors, former political advisers and MPs.
Some are controversial characters and others, as a UKIP spokesperson fumed, are "the establishment". But what about the party donors? Which businesspeople have been lucky enough after supporting a political party, to be drafted into the House of Lords?
How much have the party donors had to pay to get in? Which businessperson got the best deal? HuffPost UK has compiled what you should know about the big businesspeople brought into the House of Lords.