House of Lords

Same Sex Marriage – The Quadruple Lock Explained

An explanation of the protections for religious organisations not wishing to perform Same Sex Marriages.

1. The Parliament Act 1911

This is the first post in a series that will track the major reforms to the House of Lords

3. The Life Peerages Act 1958

The Life Peerage Act revitalised the House of Lords.

2. The Parliament Act 1949

The Act further reduced the power of the House of Lords to block and delay legislation.

The Liberal Democrat Hereditary By-election

The Liberal Democrat Hereditary By-election

The Death of the Liberal Democrat Hereditary Peer Lord Avebury in February 2016 has sparked a by-election, the result of which will be announced on Tuesday the 19th of April.

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