House of Lords

The former PM looks set to pack the House of Lords with unelected cronies. It’s time to build a movement for real democracy, Electoral Reform spokesperson Josiah Mortimer writes.
A bombshell report on how staff have been treated has been published.
Labour’s leader in the Lords tells HuffPost UK any attempt to 'filibuster' will be "given short shrift”.
Deputy yeoman usher Fiona Channon made parliamentary history.
Let’s break open this private members’ club once and for all, and let the public decide who sits in our second chamber
On 21 October 1958, Baroness Swanborough took her seat in the House of Lords as the first female peer. Sixty years later and woman only account for 25 percent of peers. Many hereditary titles are still closed to the daughters of peers and a campaign is under way to change this.
She dedicated her time in Parliament to fighting for the rights of child refugees.