Age Analysis

Hot news!   I have just had a reply from the indefatigable House of Lords Library team giving me the most recent breakdown of Peer’s ages.   There are just 2 under the age of 40 and 29 over the age of 90, though by my count 12 of the latter are amongst those who have “taken leave . . . → Read More: Age Analysis

Bonkers by-election

Readers may remember that I wrote recently of the ludicrous system for replacing my late Liberal Democrat colleague, Robert Methuen, who sadly died this summer.

Despite a choice of some thirteen Conservatives and Crossbenchers, the forces of convention did manage to elect a Liberal Democrat. Our new colleague will be Raymond Asquith, otherwise known as the Earl . . . → Read More: Bonkers by-election

Household power vacuum?

Launched in early 2008, Lords of the Blog is the place for Peers from across the political spectrum to talk about life and work in the House of Lords. We have a number of regular contributors, as well as guest appearances. Members of the Lords tend to focus blog posts on their specialist areas.

The authors write . . . → Read More: Household power vacuum?