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Upper house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom

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House of Lords: Upper house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Membership is by appointment, heredity or official function. Like the House of Commons, it meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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Nandy: We need real action from government over social care [Video]

Nandy: We need real action from government over social care

Shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy says that "real action" is needed from the government over issues like social care. "They [government] said they'd fix the social care crisis, they haven't. They..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:59Published

Parliament prorogued until May 11 [Video]

Parliament prorogued until May 11

Parliament has been suspended for a short period following a prorogation ceremony. Black Rod Sarah Clarke, the senior House of Lords officer tasked with leading the prorogation ceremony, arrived in the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published
Sir Simon Stevens to stand down as NHS boss in the summer [Video]

Sir Simon Stevens to stand down as NHS boss in the summer

Sir Simon Stevens is to be appointed to the House of Lords after announcing that he plans to quit his position as NHS England chief executive in the summer, No 10 has announced.Prime Minister Boris..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published

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Peer donated £500,000 to Conservative Party days after joining House of Lords

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A billionaire who was made a Lord despite a watchdog advising against his appointment donated £500,000 to the Conservative Party just days after taking his seat.
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House of Lords Speaker to step down early to campaign on HIV/Aids and LGBT rights

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The Speaker of the House of Lords is stepping down early to campaign on HIV/Aids and LGBT rights around the world.
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UK's House of Lords debates CAA, expresses concern over impact

The peers in the Upper House of the UK Parliament held a debate over the impact of India's Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and sought representations by the UK government to counterparts in India..
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Brexit could mean £5 billion tax loss from finance: academic

A shift in banking and trading from London to the European Union after Brexit could mean a loss of 3-5 billion pounds ($3.9-$6.6 billion) a year in taxes, an academic and former banker told a committee..
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UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child refugees after..
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UK parliament upper house will sit "at earliest opportunity": Lords speaker

Britain's upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lords, will resume sitting as soon as possible, its speaker said after the country's supreme court ruled that parliament had been suspended..
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UK Labour peers poised to hold no-confidence vote in leader Corbyn: BBC

Labour members of Britain's House of Lords are poised to hold a vote of no confidence in leader Jeremy Corbyn over his handling of claims of anti-Semitism in the party, the BBC reported on Thursday.
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