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.

The House of Lords Reform Act 2014: The Steel/Byles/Norton Bill.

A summary of the four main clauses of the Bill and an overview of its history and what it may mean for the house of Lords.