Work done by the House of Lords

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  • Work done by the House of Lords
    • The Holding of general debates
      • Peers can conduct useful discussions on issues such as leisure and environment. More time, more expertise, less partisan.
    • The Power of delay.
      • (Can hold up legislation under Parliment Act 1949)
    • Revision of Bills from the House of Commons
      • Examine in detail. Can pass ammend or reject.  Scrutinises  and checks public bills.
    • Private Peer's Bills + other legislation
      • Initiation of non-controversial legislation.
    • Scrutinise EU Legislation
      • Select Committe on the EU. Examine the merits of proposals of legislation.


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