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Membership of the House of Lords

Life peers:

Main parties nominating a number of new life peers each year to replace the ones who
died
Parties are able to have a certain number of peers in proportion to their representation
in the commons. For example Conservative will have 186 while…

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Why has is became more significant?

Increasing proportion of its membership began to their role more seriously by attending
regularly and making themselves specialists in certain fields
To some extent this is a result of party leaderships choosing professional politicians to be a
lord
The labour reform of the Lords…

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