08/08/2014 07:25 BST | Updated 08/08/2014 07:59 BST

12 Tory Donors, Pals And Cronies David Cameron Just Made Peers

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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 27, 2014. European Union leaders have nominated former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the 28-nation bloc’s new chief executive. Juncker’s nomination is breaking with a decades-old tradition of choosing the Commission president by consensus because Britain opposed him. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

The Tory ranks in the House of Lords are set to grow as David Cameron has handed out a raft of new peerages.

Many of the faces will be familiar to Cameron, as they include top party officials, advisers and donors.

HuffPost UK has rounded up below what you need to know about Cameron's twelve new "working peers".

12 Tory cronies, donors and pals who will now become peers