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Our bloated second chamber

The House of Lords is already the biggest chamber in the democratic world – yet it is growing in size with each new government. As peers sit in the chamber for life, it grows with...

Posted 19 Oct 2015

House of Lords

The Supersized House of Lords

The House of Lords Reform Bill is gone. But the House of Lords remains unsustainable. At the heart of this problem is the chamber’s scope for growth. The House of Lords is already the largest Second...

Posted 16 Jun 2013

House of Lords