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Are there whips in the House of Lords?

From 1990s TV series House of Cards to James Graham’s play This House, the role of the Whip in British politics has long been a source of fascination. While much is said of Whips in...

Posted 17 Feb 2023

There are six Government Whips in the House of Lords

Why are there Bishops in the House of Lords?

When most people think of Bishops they imagine a man or woman saying prayers in a cathedral, not making the laws that govern all of us. But there are Bishops today who sit in the...

Posted 29 Nov 2018

Bishops in the Lords