House of Lords Appointments

Published date : 25 November, 2021
2. If the Government will conduct a review of the process for appointing peers to the House of Lords.


About half the peers in the House of Lords have been ennobled since 2010, with most—I am being charitable—not for their sheer luminosity of talent but the generosity of their bank balance. Does the Minister not see that having a Chamber of cheque writers undermines the credibility of not just the House of Lords but the entirety of Parliament? Is it not time that we just got rid of it?

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