Members of the House of Lords

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This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Lords Spiritual[edit]

Bishopric Name Year entered Lords Year became English Diocesan Bishop
The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby 2011 2011
The Lord Archbishop of York John Sentamu 2005 2002
The Lord Bishop of London Richard Chartres 1996 1992
The Lord Bishop of Durham Paul Butler 2014 2010
The Lord Bishop of Winchester Tim Dakin 2012 2012
The Lord Bishop of Birmingham David Urquhart 2010 2006
The Lord Bishop of Bristol Mike Hill 2009 2003
The Lord Bishop of Carlisle James Newcome 2013 2009
The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford Stephen Cottrell 2014 2010
The Lord Bishop of Chester Peter Forster 2001 1996
The Lord Bishop of Coventry Christopher Cocksworth 2013 2008
The Lord Bishop of Derby Alastair Redfern 2010 2005
The Lord Bishop of Ely Stephen Conway 2014 2006
The Lord Bishop of Gloucester Michael Perham 2009 2004
The Lord Bishop of Leicester Tim Stevens 2004 1999
The Lord Bishop of Lichfield Jonathan Gledhill 2009 2003
The Lord Bishop of Newcastle Martin Wharton 2002 1997
The Lord Bishop of Norwich Graham James 2004 1999
The Lord Bishop of Oxford John Pritchard 2010 2007
The Lord Bishop of Peterborough Donald Allister 2014 2010
The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth Christopher Foster 2014 2010
The Lord Bishop of Rochester Donald Allister 2014 2010
The Lord Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith 2013 2009
The Lord Bishop of Sheffield Steven Croft 2013 2009
The Lord Bishop of Truro Tim Thornton 2013 2009
The Lord Bishop of Worcester John Inge 2012 2008

Lords Temporal[edit]

Lord Party Type Notes
The Lord Aberdare Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Aberdare
The Baroness Adams of Craigielea Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Paisley North from 1990 to 2005
The Lord Addington Liberal Democrat Excepted hereditary peer  Holder of the Barony of Addington
The Lord Adebowale Crossbench Life peer Member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
The Lord Adonis Labour Life peer Former Secretary of State for Transport
The Baroness Afshar Crossbench Life peer Commissioner of the UK Drug Policy Commission
The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Conservative Life peer Former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party
The Lord Ahmed Labour Life peer Expelled from Party after being jailed for dangerous driving
The Lord Alderdice Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly and former leader of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland
The Lord Allan of Hallam Liberal Democrat Life peer Former chair of the Information Select Committee in the House of Commons
The Lord Allen of Kensington Labour Life peer Chairman of Executive Board of the Labour Party
The Lord Alli Labour Life peer First openly gay peer in parliament
The Lord Alliance Liberal Democrat Life peer Chairman of N Brown Group
The Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Liverpool Mossley Hill from 1983 to 1997
The Lord Anderson of Swansea Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Swansea East from 1974 to 2005
The Baroness Andrews Labour Life peer Former parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Children, Schools and Families; chair of English Heritage
The Baroness Anelay of St Johns Conservative Life peer Government Chief Whip in the Lords
The Lord Archer of Weston-super-Mare Non-affiliated Life peer Conservative whip withdrawn following conviction for perjury in 2000
The Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for North West Durham from 1987 to 2010
The Lord Armstrong of Ilminster Crossbench Life peer Former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
The Earl of Arran Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Sits as Baron Sudley in the peerage of the United Kingdom; his other titles are in the peerage of Ireland
The Lord Ashcroft Conservative Life peer Former Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party
The Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon  Liberal Democrat  Life peer Former leader of the Liberal Democrats and United Nations High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Lord Ashton of Hyde Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Ashton of Hyde
The Viscount Astor Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Astor
The Lord Astor of Hever Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Astor
The Earl Attlee Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Government whip
The Lord Avebury Liberal Democrat Excepted hereditary peer Former Member of Parliament for Orpington from 1962 to 1970
The Lord Bach Labour Life peer Former parliamentary under-secretary of state in several departments and former Minister of State for Defence Procurement
The Lord Baker of Dorking Conservative Life peer Former Home Secretary, former Secretary of State for Education and Science and former of the Environment
The Baroness Bakewell Labour Life peer Writer and broadcaster
The Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Liberal Democrat Life peer Councillor of South Somerset District Council
The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Earldom of Baldwin of Bewdley
The Lord Balfe Conservative Life peer Former Member of the European Parliament for London from 1979 to 2004
The Lord Bamford Conservative Life peer Chairman of JCB
The Baroness Barker Liberal Democrat Life peer Liberal Democrat spokesperson on health matters
The Lord Barnett Labour Life peer Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury and former chairman of the Public Accounts Select Committee in the House of Commons
The Lord Bassam of Brighton Labour Life peer Former chief whip
The Lord Bates Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Langbaurgh from 1992 to 1997
The Lord Beecham Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Labour Party's National Executive Committee
The Lord Bell Conservative Life peer Advertising and public relations executive who advised Margaret Thatcher for her three successful general election campaigns
The Baroness Benjamin Liberal Democrat Life peer Actress, author and television presenter
The Lord Berkeley Labour Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Gueterbock
The Lord Berkeley of Knighton Crossbench Life peer Composer and music broadcaster
The Baroness Berridge Conservative Life peer Former Executive Director of the Conservative Christian Fellowship
The Lord Best Crossbench Life peer President of the Local Government Association
The Lord Bew Crossbench Life peer Professor of Irish Politics at Queen's University Belfast
The Lord Bhatia Non-affiliated Life peer Suspended from the House October 2010-June 2011 and told to repay £27,446 due to the United Kingdom Parliamentary expenses scandal
The Lord Bhattacharyya Labour Life peer Founder of the Warwick Manufacturing Group
The Lord Bichard Crossbench Life peer Former permanent secretary for the Department for Education (and later the Department for Education and Employment)
The Lord Bilimoria Crossbench Life peer Founder and chairman of Cobra Beer
The Baroness Billingham Labour Life peer Former Member of the European Parliament for Northamptonshire and Blaby from 1994 to 1999
The Lord Birt Crossbench Life peer Former Director-General of the BBC
The Lord Black of Brentwood Conservative Life peer Executive Director of the Telegraph Media Group
The Baroness Blackstone Labour Life peer Former Minister for Education and Minister for the Arts
The Lord Blackwell Conservative Life peer Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit under the government of John Major from 1995 to 1997
The Lord Blair of Boughton Crossbench Life peer Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police
The Baroness Blood Labour Life peer First woman in Northern Ireland to be given a life peerage
The Lord Boateng Labour Life peer Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury and British High Commissioner to South Africa
The Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Liberal Democrats Life peer Lead Liberal Democrats spokesperson on Culture, Media and Sport in the House of Lords
The Baroness Boothroyd Crossbench Life peer Former Speaker of the House of Commons
The Lord Borrie Labour Life peer Former head of the Office of Fair Trading from 1976 to 1992
The Lord Borwick Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Borthwick
The Lord Boswell of Aynho Non-affiliated Life peer Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees
The Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Health and former Secretary of State for National Heritage
The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Conservative Life peer Former leader of the Welsh Conservative Party and member of the National Assembly for Wales from 1999 to 2011
The Lord Bowness Conservative Life peer Former leader of Croydon London Borough Council
The Lord Boyce Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Brabazon of Tara Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Brabazon of Tara
The Lord Bradley Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Manchester Withington from 1987 to 2005
The Lord Bradshaw Liberal Democrat Life peer Liberal Democrats spokesperson on transport in the House of Lords
The Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge Conservative Life peer Vice-chairman of West Ham United FC and senior non-executive director of the Syco and Arcadia brands
The Lord Bragg Labour Life peer Broadcaster and author
The Lord Brennan Labour Life peer Chair of the APPG on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
The Viscount Bridgeman Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Bridgeman
The Baroness Brinton Liberal Democrat Life peer Executive Director of the Association of Universities in the East of England
The Lord Brittan of Spennithorne Conservative Life peer Former European Commissioner for (variously) Trade, Competition and External Relations as well as former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
The Lord Broers Crossbench Life peer Former president of the Royal Academy of Engineering
The Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of the Inland Revenue Staff Federation and former joint-General Secretary of the Public Services Tax and Commerce Union
The Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for National Heritage and former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
The Viscount Brookeborough Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Brookeborough
The Lord Brookman Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation from 1993 to 1999
The Lord Brougham and Vaux Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Brougham and Vaux
The Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood Crossbench Law life peer Justice of the Supreme Court (2009–2012), Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2004–2009)
The Lord Browne of Belmont DUP Life peer Former Member of the Legislative Assembly for Belfast East from 2007 to 2011
The Lord Browne of Ladyton Labour Life peer Former Secretary of State for Defence
The Lord Browne of Madingley Crossbench Life peer Former chief executive of BP from 1995 to 2007
The Lord Browne-Wilkinson Crossbench Law life peer Former Senior Law Lord
The Baroness Browning Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Tiverton and Honiton from 1997 to 2010
The Lord Burnett Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon from 1997 to 2005
The Lord Burns Crossbench Life peer Former chief economic advisor and permanent secretary at the treasury
The Baroness Buscombe Conservative Life peer Chair of the Press Complaints Commission
The Lord Butler of Brockwell Crossbench Life peer Former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
The Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench Life peer Former Lady Justice of Appeal and former president of the Family Division of the High Court
The Baroness Byford Conservative Life peer Conservative spokesperson on Food, Farming and Rural Affairs from 1997 to 2007 in the House of Lords
The Earl of Caithness Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Earldom of Caithness and chief of Clan Sinclair
The Lord Callanan Conservative Life peer Former Conservative MEP for North East of England
The Lord Cameron of Dillington Crossbench Life peer President of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists, former chair of the Countryside Agency
The Lord Cameron of Lochbroom Crossbench Life peer Former Lord Advocate of Scotland and Senator of the College of Justice, a judicial position
The Baroness Campbell of Loughborough Crossbench Life peer Chairman of UK Sport
The Baroness Campbell of Surbiton Crossbench Life peer Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, former Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence and former Commissioner of the Disability Rights Commission
The Lord Campbell-Savours Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Workington from 1979 to 2001
The Lord Carey of Clifton Crossbench Life peer Former Archbishop of Canterbury
The Lord Carlile of Berriew Liberal Democrat Life peer Deputy High Court Judge, Former Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, president of the Howard League for Penal Reform,
The Lord Carrington Conservative Life peer Former Secretary General of NATO, former Secretaries of State for Defence, Foreign Affairs and Energy, former First Lord of the Admiralty; hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Carington of Upton
The Lord Carrington of Fulham Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Fulham from 1987 to 1997
The Lord Carswell Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord and former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
The Lord Carter of Barnes Labour Life peer Former chief executive of Ofcom, group chief executive at Brunswick Group LLP and former Minister for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting
The Lord Carter of Coles Labour Life peer Chairman of the NHS Pathology review panel
The Lord Cashman Labour Life peer Former MEP for West Midlands MEP, former actor
The Earl Cathcart Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Chief of the Name and Arms of Clan Cathcart
The Lord Cavendish of Furness Conservative Life peer Former High Sheriff of Cumbria and a member of the Cumbria County Council, current Chairman of the Holker Estate Group and President of South Cumbria Rivers Trust
The Lord Chadlington Conservative Life peer Former chairman, former chief executive and currently executive director of Huntsworth; former director of Halifax
The Baroness Chalker of Wallasey Conservative Life peer Former Minister of State for Overseas Development
The Viscount Chandos Labour Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Lyttelton of Aldershot
The Lord Chidgey Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Eastleigh from 1994 to 2005
The Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen Conservative Life peer Co-chairman of the Conservative candidates committee
The Lord Chorley Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Former president of the Royal Geographical Society
The Lord Christopher Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Tyre Industry Economic Development Council, former vice-president of the Building Societies Association, former General Secretary of the Inland Revenue Staff Federation
The Earl of Clancarty Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Sits as Viscount Clancarty, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom; his other titles are in the peerage of Ireland
The Lord Clark of Windermere Labour Life peer Former Chair of the Forestry Commission
The Lord Clarke of Hampstead Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Labour Party, former Deputy General Secretary of the Union of Communication Workers
The Lord Clement-Jones Liberal Democrat Life peer Former head of legal services and legal director in LWT and Grand Metropolitan respectively and former group secretary of Kingfisher plc, chairman of Environmental Context Ltd
The Lord Clinton-Davis Labour Life peer Former European Commissioner for the environment, consumer protection and transport
The Lord Coe Conservative Life peer Athlete and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, vice-president of the International Association of Athletics Federations
The Baroness Cohen of Pimlico Labour Life peer Author and former governor of the BBC
The Lord Collins of Highbury Labour Life peer Former Assistant General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union and former General Secretary of the Labour Party
The Lord Collins of Mapesbury Non-affiliated Life peer Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2009), Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (2009–2011)
The Viscount Colville of Culross Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Colville of Culross
The Lord Colwyn Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal Society of Medicine, former president of the Huntingdon's Disease Association, the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry, the Arterial Health Foundation, of the Metropolitan branch of the British Dental Association and practising dentist for forty years
The Lord Condon Crossbench Life peer Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police
The Lord Cooper of Windrush Conservative Life peer Vice-chairman of West Ham United FC and senior non-executive director of the Syco and Arcadia brands
The Lord Cope of Berkeley Conservative Life peer Former Paymaster General
The Lord Cormack Conservative Life peer Former chairman of the Northern Ireland Select Committee
The Baroness Corston Labour Life peer Former Chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party
The Lord Cotter Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Weston-super-Mare from 1997 to 2005
The Earl of Courtown Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Sits as Baron Saltersford, in the Peerage of Great Britain; his other titles are in the peerage of Ireland
The Baroness Coussins Crossbench Life peer Former chief executive of the Portman Group
The Baroness Cox Crossbench Life peer Founder and CEO of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust
The Lord Craig of Radley Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Viscount Craigavon Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Craigavon
The Lord Crathorne Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Former director of (variously) Blakeney Hotels Ltd, Woodhouse Securities Ltd, Hand Picked Hotels, Cliveden Ltd.
The Baroness Crawley Labour Life peer Former Chair of the Women's National Commission
The Lord Crickhowell Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Wales
The Lord Crisp Crossbench Life peer Former chief executive of the NHS
The Lord Cromwell Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Cullen of Whitekirk Crossbench Life peer Former Lord Justice General and former Lord President of the Court of Session, both senior positions in the Scottish judiciary
The Baroness Cumberlege Conservative Life peer Vice President of the Royal Colleges of Nursing and Midwives
The Lord Cunningham of Felling Labour Life peer Former Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
The Lord Currie of Marylebone Crossbench Life peer Former Chairman of Ofcom
The Lord Curry of Kirkharle Crossbench Life peer Current Chair of NFU Mutual
The Baroness D'Souza Non-affiliated Life peer Current Lord Speaker, formerly Convenor of the Crossbench peers
The Lord Dannatt Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the General Staff of the British Army
The Lord Darzi of Denham Labour Life peer Professor of Surgery at Imperial College London
The Lord Davidson of Glen Clova Labour Life peer Former Advocate General for Scotland, author of Judicial review in Scotland, and the International Commission of Jurists chef de mission for Egypt in 1998
The Lord Davies of Abersoch Labour Life peer Former minister of state for trade promotion and investment, former Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank and Nordic Windpower, currently Chairman of PineBridge Investments and partner at Corsair Private Equity partners
The Lord Davies of Coity Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of USDAW
The Lord Davies of Oldham Labour Life peer Former Government Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords from 2003 to 2010 and Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard
The Lord Davies of Stamford Labour Life peer Former Minister of State for Defence Equipment and Support, former diplomat
The Lord De Mauley Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of de Mauley
The Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of SOGAT, former chair of the Housing Corporation and former vice-chair of University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
The Lord Dear Crossbench Life peer Former HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary and former chief constable of West Midlands police
The Lord Deben Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for the Environment, Minister of State for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Chairman of environment consultancy company Sancroft International and of Veolia Water
The Baroness Deech Crossbench Life peer Gresham Professor of Law at Gresham College
The Lord Deighton Conservative Life peer Chief Executive, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
The Lord Denham Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Denham
The Lord Desai Labour Life peer Professor Emeritus of Economics at the London School of Economics
The Lord Dholakia Liberal Democrat Life peer Chair of Nacro
The Lord Dixon-Smith Conservative Life peer Former Chairman of Essex County Council
The Lord Dobbs Conservative Life peer Author
The Baroness Donaghy Labour Life peer Former chair of ACAS,
The Lord Donoughue Labour Life peer Visiting Professor of Government at the London School of Economics
The Baroness Doocey Liberal Democrat Life peer Chair of the London Assembly and has run DD Enterprises Management Consultancy
The Baroness Drake Labour Life Peer Former President of the Trades Union Congress and commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission
The Lord Drayson Labour Life peer Co-founder and former chief executive of PowderJect Pharmaceuticals
The Lord Dubs Labour Life peer Former director of the Refugee Council, former chair of Liberty and former chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission
The Earl of Dundee Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Earldom of Dundee
The Lord Dykes Liberal Democrats Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Harrow East from 1970 to 1997
The Lord Eames Crossbench Life peer Former Archbishop of Armagh
The Baroness Eaton Conservative Life peer Chairman of the Local Government Association
The Lord Eatwell Labour Life peer Former Professor of Financial Policy at Judge Business School
The Baroness Eccles of Moulton Conservative Life peer As the wife of Viscount Eccles, she is also entitled to the style "Vicountess Eccles"
The Viscount Eccles Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Eccles
The Lord Eden of Winton Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Bournemouth West from 1954 to 1983
The Lord Edmiston Conservative Life peer Founder of IM Group
The Lord Elder Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of the Scottish Labour Party
The Lord Elis-Thomas Plaid Cymru Life peer Former Presiding officer of the National Assembly for Wales, former leader of Plaid Cymru
The Lord Elton Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Elton
The Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbench Life peer Former circuit judge
The Baroness Emerton Crossbench Life peer Former Chancellor and Chief Commander of St John Ambulance and former Chief Nursing Officer of South East Thames Regional Health Authority
The Lord Empey Ulster Unionist Life peer Former leader of the Ulster Unionist Party
The Earl of Erroll Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Earldom of Erroll
Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Conservative Life peer
The Lord Evans of Temple Guiting Labour Life peer Former chairman of publishing company Faber and Faber and former governor of the British Film Institute
The Lord Evans of Watford Labour Life peer Chairman of several publishing companies
The Lord Ezra Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Chairman of the National Coal Board
The Lord Falconer of Thoroton Labour Life peer Former Lord Chancellor
The Baroness Falkender Labour Life peer Former Political Secretary to Harold Wilson
The Viscount Falkland Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Falkland
The Baroness Falkner of Margravine Liberal Democrat Life peer Chief executive of Student Partnerships Worldwide
The Lord Farmer Conservative Life peer Founding partner of RK Mine Finance group, trustee of the Kingham Hill Trust and Conservative Party co-treasurer
The Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Labour Life peer Former member of the Council of Europe and a councillor in local government
The Lord Faulkner of Worcester Labour Life peer Communications advisor to the Leader of the Labour Party in the 1987, 1992 and 1997 general elections
The Lord Faulks Conservative Life peer Recorder
The Lord Fearn Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Southport from 1987 to 1992 and 1997 to 2001
The Lord Feldman Conservative Life peer Former Director of The Young Entrepreneurs Fund
The Lord Feldman of Elstree Conservative Life peer Chief executive and former managing director of Jayroma (London) Ltd, former chairman of the Conservative Party
The Lord Fellowes Crossbench Life peer Chair of the Prison Reform Trust and former Private Secretary to the Queen
The Lord Fellowes of West Stafford Conservative Life peer Actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, chairman of the RNIB appeal for Talking Books and vice-president of the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust
The Lord Filkin Labour Life peer Former parliamentary under-secretary of state in various government departments
The Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Crossbench Life peer Professor of Palliative Medicine at the Cardiff University School of Medicine and former president of the Royal Society of Medicine
The Lord Fink Conservative Life peer CEO and chairman of the Man Group, the largest listed hedge fund company in the world
The Lord Finkelstein Conservative Life peer Current Executive Editor of The Times
The Baroness Flather Conservative Life peer First Asian woman to receive a peerage
The Lord Flight Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Arundel and South Downs from 1997 to 2005
The Baroness Fookes Conservative Life peer Former Chair of the RSPCA and former deputy speaker of the House of Commons
The Baroness Ford Non-affiliated Life peer Chair of the London 2012 Olympic Park Legacy Company, former Chief Executive of Good Practice Limited, Managing Director (Social Infrastructure and Development) of Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, Chairman of Irvine Bay Urban Regeneration Company and president of the Epilepsy Action
The Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Scotland
The Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland Labour Life peer Former opposition chief whip in the Commons
The Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour Life peer Member of the Scottish Parliament, former chairman of Hearts Football club and President of the Caribbean Britain Business Council
The Lord Fowler Conservative Life peer Former chairman of the House of Lords Communications Select Committee
The Lord Fox Liberal Democrat Life peer PR director at GKN engineering and former Liberal Democrat chief executive
The Lord Framlingham Conservative Life peer Former deputy Speaker in the House of Commons
The Lord Freeman Conservative Life peer Former Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
The Lord Freud Conservative Life peer Former vice-chairman of investing banking at UBS AG
The Lord Freyberg Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Freyberg
The Baroness Fritchie Crossbench Life peer Honorary Professor of Creative Leadership at the University of York and six other Universities
The Baroness Gale Labour Life peer President of National Association of Old Age Pensioners, Wales and President of Treherbert and District British Legion
The Baroness Garden of Frognal Liberal Democrat Life peer Vice President of the Institute of Export
The Lord Gardiner of Kimble Conservative Life Peer Deputy chief executive of the Countryside Alliance
The Baroness Gardner of Parkes Conservative Life peer Australian-born dentist
The Lord Garel-Jones Conservative Life peer Former whip in the House of Commons and Minister for Europe
The Lord Gavron Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Guardian Media Group
The Lord Geddes Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Geddes
The Lord German Liberal Democrat Life Peer Former deputy First Minister of Wales
The Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen Labour Life peer Former President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
The Lord Giddens Labour Life peer Emeritus Professor at the London School of Economics of sociology and social theory with fifteen honorary degrees from other universities, author of The Politics of Climate Change
The Earl of Glasgow Liberal Democrat Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Earldom of Glasgow
The Lord Glasman Labour Life peer Senior lecturer in political theory at London Metropolitan University
The Lord Glenarthur Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Glenarthur
The Lord Glendonbrook Conservative Life peer Owner of BMI
The Lord Glentoran Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Barony of Glentoran
The Lord Goddard of Stockport Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of Stockport Council
The Lord Gold Conservative Life peer Lawyer
The Baroness Goldie Conservative Life peer Former Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party in the Scottish Parliament from 2005 until 2011
The Baroness Golding Labour Life peer Radiographer and former Member of Parliament
The Lord Goldsmith Labour Life peer Former Attorney General
The Lord Goodhart Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Chairman of JUSTICE, the UK section of the ICJ and leading human rights lawyer
The Lord Goodlad Conservative Life peer Former chairman of the Constitution Committee
The Lord Gordon of Strathblane Labour Life peer Former political editor of STV, former managing director of Radio Clyde, former chief executive and chair of Scottish Radio Holdings, currently chair of Johnston Press plc, Radio Audience Research and AIM Trust Plc
The Viscount Goschen Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Holder of the Viscountcy of Goschen
The Baroness Goudie Labour Life peer Former European director of public affairs for the World Wide Fund for Nature, chair of the Women Leaders’ Council to Fight Human Trafficking at UN Gift
The Baroness Gould of Potternewton Labour Life peer Former pharmacist, former director of organisation for the Labour Party and former executive member of the Women's National Commission
The Lord Grabiner Labour Life peer Head of Chambers at One Essex Court and deputy High Court Judge
The Lord Grade of Yarmouth Conservative Life peer Former Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors
The Lord Graham of Edmonton Labour Life peer Former National Secretary and President of the congress of the Co-operative Party and President of the Institute of Meat
The Lord Grantchester Labour Excepted hereditary peer Former director of Littlewoods and former chairman of the Dairy Farmers of Britain,
The Lord Greaves Liberal Democrat Life peer Former member of Lancashire County Council for 25 years
The Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint Conservative Life peer Former Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc
The Baroness Greenfield Crossbench Life peer Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology at Oxford University and former director of the Royal Institution
The Baroness Greengross Crossbench Life peer Former director-general of Age Concern England
The Lord Greenway Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Former chairman of The World Ship Trust
The Baroness Grender Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Head of Communications for the Liberal Democrats
The Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbench Life peer Former paralympic athlete
The Lord Griffiths of Burry Port Labour Life peer Former President of the Methodist Congress
The Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach Conservative Life peer Vice-president of the Nature in Art trust and vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs International
The Lord Grocott Labour Life peer Former presenter and producer at Central Television and former MP
The Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Hall of Birkenhead Crossbench Life peer Chief executive of the Royal Opera House, former director of news at the BBC, chairman of Creative & Cultural Skills and former chair of the Royal Television Society
The Lord Hameed Crossbench Life peer Chairman of Alpha Hospital Group, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the London International Hospital, former Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Cromwell Hospital, President of The Little Foundation and Chairman of The Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths
The Lord Hamilton of Epsom Conservative Life peer Former MP and former chairman of the 1922 Committee
The Baroness Hamwee Liberal Democrat Life peer Vice president of Parity and
The Baroness Hanham Conservative Life peer Chairman of St. Mary's Hospital NHS Trust and Westminster Primary Care Trust, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Communities and Local Government
The Lord Hannay of Chiswick Crossbench Life peer Former senior diplomat
The Lord Hanningfield Non-affiliated Life peer Former leader of Essex County Council and former chair of the Council of Local Education Authorities and former leader of the Association of County Councils, co-founder of local government think-tank Localis; suspended from the House July 2011-May 2012 after being charged with six offences under the Theft Act of 1968 relating to false accounting over overnight allowance claims. Suspended again in May 2014 over a further breach of expenses rules.
The Viscount Hanworth Labour Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Hardie Crossbench Life peer
The Baroness Harding of Winscombe Conservative Life peer Chief executive of TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC
The Lord Harries of Pentregarth Crossbench Life peer Gresham Professor of Divinity, former Church of England Bishop of Oxford; Chair of the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority Ethics and Law Committee and former chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research
The Lord Harris of Haringey Labour Life peer Former chair of the Association of London Government, former leader of Haringey Borough Council, former chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority, member of the London Assembly and chair of Freedom
The Lord Harris of Peckham Conservative Life peer Chairman of Carpetright Plc
The Baroness Harris of Richmond Liberal Democrat Life peer Chair of the Industry and Parliament Trust, President of the National Association of Chaplains to the Police and former chair of North Yorkshire County Council and Police Authority
The Lord Harrison Labour Life peer Former MEP
The Lord Hart of Chilton Labour Life peer Former planning solicitor with Herbert Smith
The Lord Haskel Labour Life peer President of the Environment Industries Commission, and former international president of The Textile Institute
The Lord Haskins Crossbench Life peer Former chairman of Northern Foods, former chairman of the Better Regulation Task Force and Chairman of the Council of the Open University
The Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick Crossbench Life peer Vice-president of Catch22, ambassador of Make Justice Work
The Lord Hattersley Labour Life peer Former Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection
The Lord Haughey Labour Life peer
The Lord Haworth Labour Life peer Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and former Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Affairs
The Baroness Hayman Crossbench Life peer Lord Speaker (2006–11) and former chair of Cancer Research UK, former chair of the Human Tissue Authority and former chair of Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
The Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town Labour Life peer
The Lord Healey Labour Life peer Former Chancellor of the Exchequer and former Secretary of State for Defence
The Baroness Helic Conservative Life peer Government special adviser on preventing sexual violence in conflict zones
The Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Labour Life peer
The Baroness Henig Labour Life peer Chair of the Security Industry Authority
The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield Crossbench Life peer Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London
The Lord Henley Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Sits as Baron Northington, in the peerage of the United Kingdom; his other titles are in the peerage of Ireland
The Lord Heseltine Conservative Life peer Former Deputy Prime Minister, former Secretary of State for Defence, the Environment and former President of the Board of Trade
The Baroness Heyhoe-Flint Conservative Life peer President of the Lady Taverners, former captain of the woman's cricket team, cricket journalist and broadcaster, director of Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
The Lord Higgins Conservative Life peer
The Lord Hill of Oareford Conservative Life peer Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools
The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon Labour Life peer Former Commander of the Metropolitan Police
The Baroness Hodgson of Abinger Conservative Life peer
The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Conservative Life peer
The Baroness Hogg Conservative Life peer As the wife of Viscount Hailsham, she is also entitled to the style "Viscountess Hailsham"
The Lord Hollick Labour Life peer
The Baroness Hollins Crossbench Life peer Professor of the psychiatry of learning disability at St George's, University of London, former president of the Royal Society of Psychiatrists
The Baroness Hollis of Heigham Labour Life peer Former lecturer in modern history, reader and Dean at the University of East Anglia
The Lord Holmes of Richmond Conservative Life peer
The Earl of Home Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Hooper Conservative Life peer President of Waste Watch, President of the European Foundation For Heritage Skills, and president of Good Guy's Cancer Appeal
The Lord Hope of Craighead Crossbench Life peer Former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and former Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
The Lord Horam Conservative Life peer
The Lord Howard of Lympne Conservative Life peer Former Home Secretary and former Leader of the Opposition
The Lord Howard of Rising Conservative Life peer Director of Fortress Holdings
The Baroness Howarth of Breckland Crossbench Life peer Chair of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, former chief executive of ChildLine and vice-chair of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation
The Lord Howarth of Newport Labour Life peer
The Earl Howe Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Howe of Aberavon Conservative Life peer Former Deputy Prime Minister, former Foreign Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons
The Baroness Howe of Idlicote Crossbench Life peer Former Chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission
The Lord Howell of Guildford Conservative Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Energy and Transport
The Baroness Howells of St Davids Labour Life peer
The Lord Howie of Troon Labour Life peer
The Lord Hoyle Labour Life peer
The Baroness Hughes of Stretford Labour Life peer Former Head of the Department of Social Policy at the University of Manchester and former Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families and former MP
The Lord Hughes of Woodside Labour Life peer Vice-president of the British Humanist Association
The Baroness Humphreys Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Hunt of Chesterton Labour Life peer Former director-general and chief executive of the Meteorological Office, professor of climate modelling at University College London
The Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Labour Life peer President of the Royal Society for Public Health and former Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, and former director of its two predecessor organisations
The Lord Hunt of Wirral Conservative Life peer Partner at the law firm Beachcroft LLP
The Lord Hurd of Westwell Conservative Life peer Former Foreign Secretary, former Home Secretary and former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
The Lord Hussain Liberal Democrat Life peer Deputy Group Leader of the Liberal Democrat group on Luton Borough Council
The Baroness Hussein-Ede Liberal Democrat Life peer Former non-executive director of Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, and former Equality and Human Rights Commissioner
The Lord Hutton Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Hutton of Furness Labour Life peer Former Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and former Secretary of State for Defence
The Lord Hylton Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Imbert Crossbench Life peer Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police
The Lord Inge Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Inglewood Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Irvine of Lairg Labour Law life peer Former Lord Chancellor
The Lord James of Blackheath Conservative Life peer Corporate trouble-shooter and former agent for MI5
The Baroness James of Holland Park Conservative Life peer Author
The Baroness Janke Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of Bristol City Council
The Lord Janvrin Crossbench Life peer Permanent Lord-in-Waiting; former Private Secretary to the Queen
The Lord Jay of Ewelme Crossbench Life peer Former Permanent Secretary to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Diplomatic Service
The Baroness Jay of Paddington Labour Life peer Chairman of the House of Lords Constitution Committee
The Baroness Jenkin of Kennington Conservative Life peer PR consultant, and active in promoting women in Parliament
The Lord Jenkin of Roding Conservative Life peer President of the Foundation for Science and Technology, former Secretaries of State for Industry, Environment and Social Services
The Lord Joffe Crossbench Life peer Human rights lawyer and former Chair of Oxfam
The Baroness Jolly Liberal Democrat Life peer Chair of Executive Committee of Liberal Democrats in Devon and Cornwall
The Lord Jones Labour Life peer
The Lord Jones of Birmingham Labour Life peer Former director-general of the Confederation of British Industry
The Lord Jones of Cheltenham Liberal Democrat Life peer Former computer programmer and systems analyst at International Computers Limited and former MP
The Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green Life peer
The Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Labour Life peer Director of Policy and Public Affairs at UNISON and former Chair of the Labour Party
The Lord Jopling Conservative Life peer
The Lord Jordan Labour Life peer Former president of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union, former general secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, former governor of both the BBC and the London School of Economics
The Lord Judd Labour Life peer Former director of Oxfam
The Lord Judge Crossbench Life peer Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales 2008-13
The Lord Kakkar Crossbench Life peer Professor of Surgical Sciences at St Bartholomew's Hospital and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University
The Lord Kalms Non-affiliated Life peer Life president and former chairman of DSG International plc and former chairman of the Centre for Policy Studies
The Baroness Kennedy of Cradley Labour Life Peer
The Lord Kennedy of Southwark Labour Life Peer
The Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws Labour Life peer Criminal and human rights lawyer, Chair of JUSTICE
The Lord Kestenbaum Labour Life peer Chief Executive of National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts
The Baroness Kidron Crossbench Life peer Film director
The Lord Kerr of Kinlochard Crossbench Life peer Former Permanent Secretary to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Diplomatic Service
The Lord Kilclooney Crossbench Life peer Former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist Party; the only active politician to have served in all levels of government in Northern Ireland, from local council, the Parliament of Northern Ireland, Westminster, Europe, all previous failed Assemblies and Conventions and the current incarnation of the Assembly
The Baroness King of Bow Labour Life peer
The Lord King of Bridgwater Conservative Life peer Former Environment Secretary, former Transport Secretary, former Employment Secretary, former Northern Ireland Secretary and former chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee
The Lord King of Lothbury Crossbench Life peer Former Governor of the Bank of England
The Baroness Kingsmill Labour Life peer Former deputy chair of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission and of the Competition Commission
The Lord Kinnock Labour Life peer Former leader of the Labour Party, former European Commissioner for Transport and Administrative Reform and Vice-President of the European Commission
The Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Labour Life peer Former Minister of State for Europe and for Africa and the United Nations
The Lord Kirkham Conservative Life peer Executive Chairman of DFS Furniture Company Ltd
The Lord Kirkhill Labour Life peer
The Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope Liberal Democrat Life peer Former MP
The Baroness Knight of Collingtree Conservative Life peer Former chairman of the British Inter-Parliamentary Union
The Lord Knight of Weymouth Labour Life peer
The Baroness Kramer Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Vice-President of Citibank, Director and co-founder of International Capital Partners, former MP
The Lord Krebs Crossbench Life peer Professor of Zoology at the University of Oxford, former chair of the Food Standards Agency, member of the committee on climate change and chair of adaptation sub-committee, chair of the Royal Society Science Policy Advisory Group
The Lord Laird Ulster Unionist Life peer Former Chairman of the Ulster-Scots Agency. Suspended from the House for four months from 18 December 2013.[1]
The Lord Laming Crossbench Life peer Psychiatric social worker and chairman of the Harold Shipman inquiry and the Baby P inquiry
The Lord Lamont of Lerwick Conservative Life peer Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
The Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Lang of Monkton Conservative Life peer Former President of the Board of Trade, current chair of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments and future chairman of the board of directors of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc
The Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon Labour Life peer
The Lord Lawson of Blaby Conservative Life peer Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
The Lord Layard Labour Life peer Emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics
The Lord Lea of Crondall Labour Life peer Former Assistant General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress
The Lord Leach of Fairford Conservative Life peer Chairman of Open Europe
The Lord Lee of Trafford Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Leigh of Hurley Conservative Life peer
The Lord Leitch Labour Life peer Chairman of Bupa, Scottish Widows and Intrinsic Financial Services, former Chairman and Chief Executive of Zurich's British operations
The Lord Lennie Labour Life peer Former deputy secretary general of the Labour Party
The Lord Lester of Herne Hill Liberal Democrat Life peer Deputy High Court Judge
The Lord Levene of Portsoken Crossbench Life peer Former Chairman of Lloyd's of London and former vice chairman of Deutsche Bank
The Lord Levy Labour Life peer President of Jews' Free School, former Special Envoy to the Middle East; arrested but not charged in relation to the Cash for Honours affair
The Lord Lexden Conservative Life peer Former Consultant and Editor in Chief of the Conservative Research Department and former lecturer in modern history
The Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke Labour Life peer Former British High Commissioner to Australia and former Secretary of State for Scotland
The Lord Liddle Labour Life peer Chairman of the International Think Tank Policy Network and former chairman of the Public Policy Centre and former managing director of Prima Europe Ltd, a consultancy company
The Earl of Lindsay Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Lingfield Conservative Life peer Chairman of the League of Mercy, former Director-General of St. John Ambulance and advocate of free schools
The Baroness Linklater of Butterstone Liberal Democrat Life peer Co-founder of the Prison Reform Trust, former Child Care Officer and former school governor
The Lord Livingston of Parkhead Conservative Life peer Minister for Trade and Investment
The Lord Lipsey Labour Life peer
The Baroness Lister of Burtersett Labour Life peer Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University
The Earl of Listowel Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Sits as Baron Hare, in the peerage of the United Kingdom; his other titles are in the peerage of Ireland
The Earl of Liverpool Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Lloyd of Berwick Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Lloyd-Webber Conservative Life peer Composer of musical theatre
The Lord Loomba Liberal Democrat Life peer Executive chairman of the Rinku Group and pioneer of widow's rights
The Marquess of Lothian Conservative Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Kerr of Monteviot
The Lord Low of Dalston Crossbench Life peer Chairman of the Royal National Institute for the Blind, Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of Leeds
The Lord Lucas Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Luce Crossbench Life peer Former Governor of Gibraltar and Lord Chamberlain
The Baroness Ludford Liberal Democrat Life peer MEP for London 1999-2014
The Lord Luke Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Lyell Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Earl of Lytton Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord McAvoy Labour life peer Former deputy chief whip in the House of Commons
The Lord McCluskey Crossbench Life peer Former Solicitor-General for Scotland
The Lord McColl of Dulwich Conservative Life peer Professor Emeritus of Surgery at Guy's Hospital, associated with King's College London
The Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale Labour Life Peer Former First Minister of Scotland
The Lord Macdonald of River Glaven Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Director of Public Prosecutions
The Lord Macdonald of Tradeston Labour Life peer Former chair of Scottish Media Group plc and former minister
The Baroness McDonagh Labour Life peer Former general secretary of the Labour Party
The Lord McFall of Alcluith Labour Life peer Former chairman of the House of Commons Treasury Committee
The Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden Conservative Life peer Life President and former chairman of United Distillers, Guinness Plc, former director of General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation
The Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market Conservative Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Transport and Education and Science, chairman of the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee
The Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall Labour Life peer Former Associate Producer at the Royal Shakespeare Company, former Executive Director of the Royal National Theatre
The Lord Mackay of Clashfern Conservative Law life peer Formerly Lord Chancellor and Law Lord, Lord Advocate, a former judge of the Court of Session and editor-in-chief of Halsbury's Laws of England
The Lord MacKenzie of Culkein Labour Life peer Former nurse and President of the Trades Union Congress
The Lord McKenzie of Luton Labour Life peer Former Partner at accounting firm Price Waterhouse
The Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Labour Life peer Former Chief Superintendent in the Durham Constabulary, former President of the Police Superintendents' Association. Suspended from the House for six months from 18 December 2013.[2]
The Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth Conservative Life peer Former Chairman of Vodafone and former Chairman and former Chief Executive of Tesco
The Lord Maclennan of Rogart Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of the Social and Liberal Democrats
The Lord McNally Liberal Democrat Life peer Minister of State for Justice and leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords
The Baroness Maddock Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Magan of Castletown Conservative Life peer
The Lord Maginnis of Drumglass Non-affiliated Life peer Former Ulster Unionist MP and Peer. Resigned from the UUP on 28 August 2012[3]
The Baroness Mallalieu Labour Life peer President of the Countryside Alliance
The Lord Mancroft Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Former heroin addict, chair of the Addict Recovery Foundation, chair of the Drug and Alcohol Foundation
The Lord Mandelson Labour Life peer Former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Northern Ireland and former European Commissioner for Trade
The Baroness Manningham-Buller Crossbench Life peer Former Director of the Security Service
The Baroness Manzoor Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Countess of Mar Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer President of the Elderly Accommodation Counsel, former President of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists and former chairman of both Honest Food and the Environmental Medicine Foundation
The Earl of Mar and Kellie Liberal Democrat Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Erskine of Alloa Tower
The Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames Liberal Democrat Life peer Commercial and family law QC with specialist interest in human rights and constitutional reform
The Lord Marland Conservative Life peer Chairman of Herriot Ltd and of Hunter Boot Ltd
The Lord Marlesford Conservative Life peer
The Lord Martin of Springburn Crossbench Life peer Former Speaker of the House of Commons
The Baroness Masham of Ilton Crossbench Life peer Former Chair of Phoenix House
The Baroness Massey of Darwen Labour Life peer Chair of the National Treatment Agency for substance misuse
The Lord Mawhinney Conservative Life peer Chairman of the Football League; former Secretary of State for Transport and former chairman of the Conservative Party
The Lord Mawson Crossbench Life peer A founder and board member of Poplar HARCA (housing association) and author of The Social Entrepreneur: Making Communities Work
The Lord Maxton Labour Life peer
The Lord May of Oxford Crossbench Life peer Professor of Zoology at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London, former president of the Royal Society
The Lord Mayhew of Twysden Conservative Life peer Former Attorney-General for Northern Ireland and longest-serving Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
The Baroness Meacher Crossbench Life peer Former Chairman of the Security Industry Authority, former chair of the Police Complaints Authority and two NHS trusts, and a social worker
The Lord Mendelsohn Labour Life peer
The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Mitchell Labour Life peer
The Baroness Mobarik Conservative Life peer Businesswomen, founder of the Scotland Pakistan Network
The Lord Monks Labour Life peer Former General Secretary of both the Trades Union Congress and the European Trade Union Confederation
The Lord Montagu of Beaulieu Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Duke of Montrose Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Moonie Labour Life peer Former clinical pharmacologist and community medicine specialist and former MP
The Lord Moore of Lower Marsh Conservative Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Social Services and Transport
The Lord Morgan Labour Life peer Professor of History at Brunel University
The Baroness Morgan of Drefelin Labour Life peer Former director or chief executive of various voluntary sector organisations such as Shelter, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Workplace Nursery Campaign and Childcare Umbrella
The Baroness Morgan of Ely Labour Life peer Honorary Distinguished Professor at Cardiff University and former MEP
The Baroness Morgan of Huyton Labour Life peer
The Lord Morris of Aberavon Labour Life peer Former Attorney General for England and Wales and for Northern Ireland
The Baroness Morris of Bolton Conservative Life peer President of the National Benevolent Institution
The Lord Morris of Handsworth Labour Life peer Former general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union
The Baroness Morris of Yardley Labour Life peer
The Lord Morrow DUP Life peer Former Minister for Social Development in Northern Ireland
The Lord Moser Crossbench Life peer Former Professor of Social Statistics at the London School of Economics
The Lord Moynihan Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Murphy Crossbench Life peer Former Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals United Medical School
The Lord Myners Labour Life peer Former Chairman of the Guardian Media Group and former Chairman of the Low Pay Commission
The Lord Naseby Conservative Life peer
The Lord Nash Conservative Life peer
The Lord Neill of Bladen Crossbench Life peer Commercial and public international lawyer, former head of Serle Court and former Chairman of the Press Council
The Baroness Neuberger Liberal Democrat Life peer Philanthropist, author, social reformer, rabbi, former Chair of Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS Trust, former chairman of the King's Fund
The Baroness Neville-Jones Conservative Life peer Minister of State for Security, former diplomat and former chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee
The Baroness Neville-Rolfe Conservative Life peer
The Lord Newby Liberal Democrat Life peer Chair of Sport at The Prince's Trust
The Baroness Newlove Conservative Life peer Community reform campaigner
The Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne Liberal Democrat Life peer Executive Chairman of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation and of the Iraq Britain Business Council
The Lord Nickson Crossbench Life peer Businessman
The Baroness Noakes Conservative Life peer Former partner at KPMG
The Lord Noon Labour Life peer Founder of Noon Products; implicated in the Cash-for-Peerages scandal
The Lord Northbourne Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Deputy chair of Toynbee Hall, chair of Betteshanger Farms Ltd, chair of the Parenting Support Forum and former chair of the Stepney Children's Fund
The Lord Northbrook Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Northover Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Norton of Louth Conservative Life peer Professor of Government at the University of Hull
The Baroness Nye Labour Life peer Former Director of Government Relations former diary secretary to the then-prime minister Gordon Brown
The Baroness O'Cathain Conservative Life peer Former director of, amongst others, Midland Bank plc, Tesco plc, British Airways plc, BNP/Paribas (UK) and Allders
The Lord O'Donnell Crossbench Life peer Former Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
The Baroness O'Loan Crossbench Life peer Former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission's Human Rights Enquiry
The Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve Crossbench Life peer Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, founding president of the British Philosophical Association, former Chair of the Nuffield Foundation and the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and former president of the British Academy
The Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan Labour Life peer
The Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes Conservative Life peer Former social worker
The Lord Ouseley Crossbench Life peer Chair and chief executive of the Commission for Racial Equality
The Lord Owen Independent Social Democrat Life peer Former Foreign Secretary, and former co-chairman of the Conference on Yugoslavia, and former leader of the Social Democratic Party
The Lord Oxburgh Crossbench Life peer Geophysicist and geologist, former head of the department of earth sciences at the University of Cambridge, former president of the Geological Society of London
The Earl of Oxford and Asquith Liberal Democrat Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Paddick Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Palmer Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Palmer of Childs Hill Liberal Democrat Life peer Former councillor
The Lord Palumbo Conservative Life peer Property developer and Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain
The Lord Palumbo of Southwark Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Pannick Crossbench Life peer Leading human rights barrister, arguing over a hundred cases before the UK's highest court and the European Court of Justice and of Human Rights
The Lord Parekh Labour Life peer Centennial Professor in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics, Emeritus Professor of Political Theory at the University of Hull, Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Westminster
The Lord Parkinson Conservative Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Transport, Energy and Trade and Industry
The Baroness Parminter Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Head of Public Affairs at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and former chief executive of the Campaign to Protect Rural England
The Lord Patel Crossbench Life peer Former president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, former chairmen of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges of Scotland and of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and former professor of Obstetrics at the University of Dundee
The Lord Patel of Blackburn Labour Life peer
The Lord Patel of Bradford Crossbench Life peer Professor at the University of Central Lancashire
The Lord Patten Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Education
The Lord Patten of Barnes Conservative Life peer Chairman of the BBC Trust, former Secretary of State for the Environment, former Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Hong Kong, former European Commissioner for External Relations
The Lord Paul Non-affiliated Life peer Resigned the Labour whip in October 2010
The Lord Pearson of Rannoch UKIP Life peer Former leader of UKIP
The Earl Peel Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Pendry Labour Life peer President of Oyston Steel Estates Ltd, President of the Football Foundation Ltd
The Baroness Perry of Southwark Conservative Life peer Chair of the Research Governance Committee at the Cambridge University Clinical School
The Lord Peston Labour Life peer Professor Emeritus of Economics at Queen Mary's College
The Lord Phillips of Sudbury Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers Crossbench Law life peer President of the Supreme Court (2009–2012), Senior Law Lord (2008—2009), Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (2005–2008), Master of the Rolls (2000–2005), Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1999–2000)
The Baroness Pinnock Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of Kirklees Council
The Baroness Pitkeathley Labour Life peer Former chief executive of Carers UK and a founding member of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations
The Lord Plant of Highfield Labour Life peer Professor of Jurisprudence and Philosophy at King's College London and former Professor of European Political Thought at the University of Southampton
The Baroness Platt of Writtle Conservative Life peer Former Chancellor of Middlesex University (1992–2000)
The Lord Plumb Conservative Life peer Former general-secretary of the National Farmers Union and former president of the European Parliament
The Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede Labour Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Ponsonby of Roehampton
The Lord Popat Conservative Life peer Founder and chairman of hospitality and health care firm TLC Group Ltd
The Lord Powell of Bayswater Crossbench Life peer Former diplomat
The Baroness Prashar Crossbench Life peer Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission and president of the Royal Commonwealth Society
The Lord Prescott Labour Life peer Former Deputy Prime Minister
The Baroness Prosser Labour Life peer Deputy Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and former president of the Trades Union Congress
The Lord Purvis of Tweed Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Puttnam Labour Life peer Film producer
The Baroness Quin Labour Life peer Chair of the Franco-British Council (British Section) and former Minister of State for Europe
The Lord Quirk Crossbench Life peer Former Professor of English Language at the University of Durham and former Quain Professor of English Language and Literature at University College London
The Lord Radice Labour Life peer Author, Chairman of the British Association for Central and Eastern Europe and former Chairman of Policy Network
The Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale Labour Life peer Former diplomat and former case officer in the Secret Intelligence Service
The Lord Ramsbotham Crossbench Life peer Former General and Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons
The Lord Rana Crossbench Life peer President of Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Baroness Randerson Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Sport and the Welsh Language and former Cardiff Council Leader
The Baroness Rawlings Conservative Life peer President of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations and former Chairman of King's College London Council
The Lord Razzall Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Rea Labour Excepted hereditary peer Doctor
The Baroness Rebuck Labour Life peer Chairman of Penguin Random House UK publishers
The Lord Redesdale Liberal Democrat Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Mitford
The Lord Rees of Ludlow Crossbench Life peer Professor of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge and Astronomer Royal, president of the Royal Society
The Lord Reid of Cardowan Labour Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Scotland, Health, Defence and former Home Secretary
The Baroness Rendell of Babergh Labour Life peer Crime writer
The Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn Conservative Life peer Emeritus Disney Professor of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at the University of Southampton
The Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Renton of Mount Harry Conservative Life peer Former chief whip in the House of Commons
The Lord Renwick of Clifton Labour Life peer Former diplomat, and former British Ambassadors to South Africa and to the United States
The Lord Ribeiro Conservative Life peer Former Consultant General Surgeon; member of the Health Policy Research Advisory Board of the American College of Surgeons
The Lord Richard Labour Life peer Former British Ambassador to the United Nations and former European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs and former Leader of the House of Lords
The Lord Richards of Herstmonceux Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Baroness Richardson of Calow Crossbench Life peer Former President of the Methodist Conference
The Viscount Ridley Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Scientist, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
The Lord Risby Conservative Life peer Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party responsible for business links in the City of London
The Lord Rix Crossbench Life peer President of the Royal Mencap Society
The Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat Life peer Former President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats
The Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Crossbench Life peer Former NATO Secretary General and Secretary of State for Defence
The Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Secretary of State for Transport, former Director-General of the Royal Institute of British Architects, formre Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority and member of the Gang of Four that founded the Social Democratic Party
The Lord Rogan Ulster Unionist Life peer Former president of the Ulster Unionist Party
The Lord Rogers of Riverside Labour Life peer Modernist architect and winner of the RIBA Gold Medal, the Thomas Jefferson Medal, the RIBA Stirling Prize, the Minerva Medal and Pritzker Prize
The Lord Rooker Independent Labour Life peer Chairman of the Food Standards Agency
The Lord Roper Liberal Democrat Life peer Former director of the Institute for Security Studies of Western European Union
The Lord Rose of Monewden Conservative Life peer Former chief executive and chairman of Marks & Spencer
The Lord Rosser Labour Life peer
The Earl of Rosslyn Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Rotherwick Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench Life peer Deputy Chair of the UK Statistics Authority
The Lord Rowlands Labour Life peer
The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Labour Life peer Former Leader of the House of Lords
The Lord Ryder of Wensum Crossbench Life peer Former vice-chairman of the BBC
The Lord Saatchi Conservative Life peer Co-founder and executive director of Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi
The Lord Sacks Crossbench Life peer Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
The Lord St John of Bletso Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lady Saltoun of Abernethy Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Sanderson of Bowden Conservative Life peer
The Earl of Sandwich Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Sassoon Conservative Life Peer Commercial Secretary to the Treasury and former President of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering
The Lord Saville of Newdigate Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
The Lord Sawyer Labour Life peer
The Baroness Scotland of Asthal Labour Life peer Former Attorney General for England and Wales and former Advocate General for Northern Ireland
The Lord Scott of Foscote Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Baroness Scott of Needham Market Liberal Democrat Life peer Former President of the Liberal Democrats
The Lord Scriven Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of Sheffield City Council
The Baroness Seccombe Conservative Life peer
The Earl of Selborne Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Selkirk of Douglas Conservative Life peer
The Lord Selsdon Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Sewel Non-affiliated Life peer Chairman of Committees
The Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia Conservative Life peer Solicitor
The Lord Sharkey Liberal Democrat Life peer Chairman of the Liberal Democrat 2010 General Election campaign
The Lord Sharman Liberal Democrat Life peer Chairman of Aviva Group and former chairman of KPMG International
The Baroness Sharp of Guildford Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Sharples Conservative Life peer
The Lord Shaw of Northstead Conservative Life peer Former Member of Parliament
The Lord Sheikh Conservative Life peer Chairman and executive of Camberford Law
The Lord Sheldon Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee
The Baroness Shephard of Northwold Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Education and Employment and former Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
The Lord Sheppard of Didgemere Conservative Life peer
The Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury Conservative Life peer
The Baroness Sherlock Labour life peer Former chief executive of the Refugee Council, former chief executive of the National Council for One Parent Families and former director of the education charity UKCOSA
The Baroness Shields Conservative Life peer Digital adviser to David Cameron, chairwoman of Tech City UK
The Lord Shipley Liberal Democrat life peer
The Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Shutt of Greetland Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Viscount Simon Labour Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Singh of Wimbledon Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Skelmersdale Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Skidelsky Crossbench Life peer Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick
The Viscount Slim Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Smith of Basildon Labour Life peer Former Minister of State for Third Sector
The Lord Smith of Clifton Liberal Democrat Life peer Professor of Politics at Queen Mary College, honorary Professor of Politics of the University of Ulster and former visiting Professor of Politics at the Universities of York and Portsmouth
The Lord Smith of Finsbury Non-affiliated Life peer Former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and former chair of the Advertising Standards Authority
The Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill Labour Life peer President of Scottish Opera and chairman of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Lord Smith of Kelvin Crossbench Life peer Chairman of The Weir Group and Scottish and Southern Energy former Governor of the British Broadcasting Corporation
The Lord Smith of Leigh Labour Life peer Chairman of Local Government Leadership
The Baroness Smith of Newnham Liberal Democrat Life peer Senior lecturer in international relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), Cambridge University
The Lord Snape Labour Life peer Former MP and implicated in the Cash for Influence scandal
The Lord Soley Labour Life peer Former chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party and former MP
The Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior Conservative Life peer Veterinary surgeon to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, former president of the Royal Society of Medicine, former president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, former Professor of Animal Pathology at the University of Cambridge, former president of the Royal Society for Public Health
The Lord Spicer Conservative Life peer Former MP and former Chairman of the 1922 Committee
The Earl of Stair Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Stedman-Scott Conservative Life peer Chief Executive of Tomorrow's People Trust
The Lord Steel of Aikwood Liberal Democrat Life peer Former leader of the Liberal Party and former MP and MSP
The Lord Stephen Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and former deputy first minister of Scotland
The Lord Sterling of Plaistow Conservative Life peer Chairman of Motability, former executive chairman of P&O
The Baroness Stern Crossbench Life peer Former director of NACRO, former Secretary General of Penal Reform International and author of many books on prison reform
The Lord Stern of Brentford Crossbench Life peer IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, author of the Stern Report
The Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington Crossbench Life peer Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police
The Lord Stevens of Ludgate UKIP Life peer
The Lord Stevenson of Balmacara Labour Life peer
The Lord Stevenson of Coddenham Crossbench Life peer Chairman of Manocap, former chairmen of Aerfi, Pearson and HBOS
The Lord Stewartby Conservative Life peer Former MP and Fellow of the British Academy
The Lord Stirrup Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Steyn Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Stoddart of Swindon Independent Labour Life peer
The Lord Stone of Blackheath Labour Life peer Former joint-managing director of Marks and Spencer, Chairman of Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation
The Lord Stoneham of Droxford Liberal Democrat Life peer Liberal Democrat HQ Operations Director
The Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Life peer Councillor and former leader of Liverpool City Council
The Baroness Stowell of Beeston Conservative Life peer Former BBC Head of Corporate Affairs and former civil servant
The Lord Strasburger Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Strathclyde Conservative Excepted hereditary peer Former Leader of the House of Lords
The Lord Sugar Labour Life peer TV personality and businessman
The Lord Suri Conservative Life peer Businessman and formerly the general secretary of the Board of British Sikhs
The Lord Sutherland of Houndwood Crossbench Life peer Former Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion
The Baroness Suttie Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Swinfen Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Labour Life peer
The Lord Tanlaw Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Taverne Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Taylor of Blackburn Labour Life peer
The Baroness Taylor of Bolton Labour Life peer
The Lord Taylor of Goss Moor Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Taylor of Holbeach Conservative Life peer
The Lord Taylor of Warwick Non-affiliated Life peer Suspended from the House May 2011-June 2012
The Lord Tebbit Conservative Life peer
The Lord Temple-Morris Labour Life peer
The Viscount Tenby Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Teverson Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Thomas of Gresford Liberal Democrat Life peer Deputy High Court Judge
The Lord Thomas of Swynnerton Crossbench Life peer
The Baroness Thomas of Winchester Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Thornton Labour Life peer
The Lord Tombs Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Tomlinson Labour Life peer
The Baroness Tonge Independent
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
The Lord Tope Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Tordoff Liberal Democrats Life peer
The Lord Touhig Labour Life Peer
The Lord Trees Crossbench Life Peer
The Lord Trefgarne Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Viscount Trenchard Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Triesman Labour Life peer
The Lord Trimble Conservative Life peer
The Lord True Conservative Life peer Former Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit
The Baroness Trumpington Conservative Life peer
The Lord Truscott Non-affiliated Life peer Suspended from membership May–November 2009
The Lord Tugendhat Conservative Life peer
The Lord Tunnicliffe Labour Life peer
The Lord Turnberg Labour Life peer Former Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester
The Lord Turnbull Crossbench Life peer Former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
The Baroness Turner of Camden Labour Life peer
The Lord Turner of Ecchinswell Crossbench Life peer Chair of the Climate Change Committee and former chair of the Financial Services Authority
The Baroness Tyler of Enfield Liberal Democrat Life peer Chief executive of Relate
The Lord Tyler Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Uddin Non-affiliated Life peer Suspended from the House October 2010-May 2012
The Viscount Ullswater Conservative Excepted hereditary peer
The Baroness Valentine Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Vallance of Tummel Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Verjee Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Verma Conservative Life peer
The Lord Vinson Conservative Life peer
The Lord Waddington Conservative Life peer Former Home Secretary
The Lord Wade of Chorlton Conservative Life peer Former chairman of Campus Ventures, currently chairman of Rising Stars Growth Fund Ltd
The Lord Wakeham Conservative Life peer
The Lord Waldegrave of North Hill Conservative Life peer
The Lord Walker of Aldringham Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
The Baroness Wall of New Barnet Labour Life peer Trade unionist
The Lord Wallace of Saltaire Liberal Democrat Life peer Emeritus professor of international relations at the London School of Economics, former director of studies at the Royal Institute of International Affairs
The Lord Wallace of Tankerness Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Walmsley Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Walpole Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Walton of Detchant Crossbench Life peer Former presidents of the British Medical Association, General Medical Council, the Royal Society of Medicine
The Lord Warner Labour Life peer
The Baroness Warnock Crossbench Life peer
The Baroness Warsi Conservative Life peer
The Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe Labour Life peer
The Lord Wasserman Conservative Life peer Internationally recognised expert on management of police forces
The Lord Watson of Invergowrie Labour Life peer
The Lord Watson of Richmond Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Wei Conservative Life peer
The Lord Weidenfeld Crossbench Life peer
The Lord West of Spithead Labour Life peer Former Admiral
The Baroness Wheatcroft Conservative Life peer Journalist and editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal Europe and former editor of the Sunday Telegraph
The Baroness Wheeler Labour Life Peer
The Baroness Whitaker Labour Life peer
The Lord Whitby Conservative Life peer
The Lord Whitty Labour Life peer
The Lord Wigley Plaid Cymru Life peer Former leader of Plaid Cymru
The Baroness Wilcox Conservative Life peer
The Baroness Wilkins Labour Life peer
The Lord Williams of Baglan Labour Life peer Former United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon
The Baroness Williams of Crosby Liberal Democrat Life peer Professor Emerita of Electoral Politics at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University and member of the Gang of Four that founded the Social Democratic Party
The Lord Williams of Elvel Labour Life peer
The Lord Williams of Oystermouth Crossbench Life peer Former Archbishop of Canterbury
The Baroness Williams of Trafford Conservative Life peer
The Lord Williamson of Horton Crossbench Life peer Former Secretary-General of the European Commission
The Lord Willis of Knaresborough Liberal Democrat Life Peer
The Lord Willoughby de Broke UKIP Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Wills Labour Life peer
The Lord Wilson of Dinton Crossbench Life peer Former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Winston Labour Life peer Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London
The Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise Conservative Life peer
The Lord Wolfson of Sunningdale Conservative Life peer
The Lord Wood of Anfield Labour Life peer Lecturer in politics at the University of Oxford and co-founder of Nexus think-tank
The Lord Woolf Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord and chairman of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, visiting professor of law at University College London
The Lord Woolmer of Leeds Labour Life peer
The Baroness Worthington Labour Life peer Career focusing on promoting environmental and social change
The Lord Wrigglesworth Liberal Democrat Life Peer
The Lord Wright of Richmond Crossbench Life peer Former Head of the Diplomatic Service
The Lord Young of Graffham Conservative Life peer
The Baroness Young of Hornsey Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Young of Norwood Green Labour Life peer
The Baroness Young of Old Scone Non-affiliated Life peer
The Viscount Younger of Leckie Conservative Excepted hereditary peer

Peers on leave of absence[edit]

The following peers were granted a leave of absence for the remainder of the session or the current parliament[4] under section 23 of the Standing Orders of the House of Lords.[5] As of 11 June 2012, all members currently on leave have been granted it for the duration of the current Parliament. Members marked as Retired have elected to participate in a retirement scheme, laid down in a Resolution of the House of 27 June 2011, under which peers have the option to signal their intention to permanently retire and have their service recognised in the House and marked informally outside the House.[6][7]

Lord Party Type Notes
The Baroness Amos[8] Labour Life peer UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, former Secretary of State for International Development, former British High Commissioner to Australia, and former Leader of the House of Lords
The Baroness Ashton of Upholland[9] Labour Life peer High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union and First-Vice-President of the European Commission
The Lord Barber of Tewkesbury[10] Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Black of Crossharbour[11] Non-affiliated Life peer
The Lord Blyth of Rowington[12] Conservative Life peer
The Lord Bramall Crossbench Life peer Retired[13]
Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Lord Bridges[14] Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Former Ambassador to Italy
The Lord Briggs[15] Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Brooks of Tremorfa Labour Life peer Former leader of South Glamorgan County Council
The Lord Chalfont[16] Crossbench Life peer
The Marquess of Cholmondeley[16] Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Lord Great Chamberlain
The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres Conservative Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Balniel
The Lord Dixon Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for Jarrow from 1979 to 1997
The Lord Evans of Parkside Labour Life peer Former Member of Parliament for St Helens North from 1983 to 1987
The Lord Goff of Chieveley[16] Crossbench Law life peer Former Senior Law Lord, President of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
The Lord Griffiths[17] Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Habgood[16] Crossbench Life peer Retired
Former Archbishop of York
The Lord Hope of Thornes[18] Crossbench Life peer Former Archbishop of York
The Lord Hoffmann Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord and Professor of Law at Queen Mary College, University of London
The Lord Hutchinson of Lullington[19] Liberal Democrat Life peer Retired
Professor of Law at the Royal Academy of Arts
The Lord Janner of Braunstone Labour Life peer
The Lord Kilpatrick of Kincraig[16] Crossbench Life peer
The Lord Knights Crossbench Life peer Former Chief Constable of West Midlands Police
The Baroness Lockwood Labour Life peer President of the Yorkshire Arthritis Research Campaign and former chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission
The Lord Mackie of Benshie[16] Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Lord Malloch-Brown[20] Crossbench Life peer Former administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and briefly Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
The Lord Mason of Barnsley[17] Labour Life peer Former Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland and Defence and former President of the Board of Trade
The Lord Millett[21] Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Mogg Crossbench Life peer Chairman of Ofgem and former Director General for the Internal Market and Financial Services in the European Commission
The Lord Molyneaux of Killead[11] Crossbench Life peer Former leader of the Ulster Unionist Party
The Lord Mustill[22] Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead Crossbench Law life peer Former Law Lord
The Baroness Nicol[21] Labour Life peer
The Duke of Norfolk[21] Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer Earl Marshal
The Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay Independent Life peer
The Baroness Paisley of St George's DUP Life peer Vice-president of the Democratic Unionist Party
The Baroness Platt of Writtle[23] Conservative Life peer Former Chancellor of Middlesex University (1992–2000)
The Lord Prior[8] Conservative Life peer Former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Employment and former Leader of the House of Lords
The Lord Prys-Davies[24] Labour Life peer
The Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover[16] Conservative Life peer President of J Sainsbury
The Lord Sainsbury of Turville[25] Labour Life peer Former chairman of Sainsbury's
The Marquess of Salisbury[16] Conservative Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Gascoyne-Cecil
The Lord Sandberg[21] Liberal Democrat Life peer Former Executive Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
The Lord Simon of Highbury[26] Labour Life peer
The Lord Simpson of Dunkeld[21] Labour Life peer Former CEO of Marconi plc
The Earl of Snowdon[11] Crossbench Life peer Hereditary peer who sits by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Armstrong-Jones
The Lord Thomas of Macclesfield[11][15] Labour Life peer
The Baroness Thomas of Walliswood Liberal Democrat Life peer
The Baroness Vadera[27] Labour Life peer
The Lord Vincent of Coleshill[21] Crossbench Life peer Former Chief of the Defence Staff
The Viscount Waverley Crossbench Excepted hereditary peer

Recently deceased[edit]

The following peers have died since October 2013:[28]

Name Party Date of Death Type
The Lord Kingsdown Crossbench 24 November 2013 Life peer
The Lord Roberts of Conwy Conservative 14 December 2013 Life peer
The Lord McAlpine of West Green Conservative 17 January 2014 Life peer (permanently disqualified)
The Lord Moran Crossbench 14 February 2014 Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Bilston Labour 25 February 2014 Life peer
The Lord Ballyedmond Conservative 13 March 2014 Life peer
The Lord Kimball Conservative 26 March 2014 Life peer
The Lord Templeman Crossbench 4 June 2014 Law life peer
The Lord Macaulay of Bragar Labour 12 June 2014 Life peer
The Baroness Miller of Hendon Conservative 21 June 2014 Life peer
The Lord Jacobs Non-affiliated 21 June 2014 Life peer
The Lord Methuen Liberal Democrat 9 July 2014 Excepted hereditary peer
The Lord Lewis of Newnham Crossbench 17 July 2014 Life peer
The Lord Attenborough Labour 24 August 2014 Life peer
The Lord Bannside DUP 12 September 2014 Life peer
The Viscount Allenby Crossbench 3 October 2014 Excepted hereditary peer

Resigned[edit]

Under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014, peers may permanently resign their membership of the house.[29] The following peers have exercised that right since the Act came into force in August 2014:[30]

Lord Party Date Type Notes
The Lord Grenfell Labour 1 October 2014 Life peer Hereditary peer who sat by virtue of a life peerage, Baron Grenfell of Kilvey
The Lord Cobbold Crossbench 13 October 2014 Excepted hereditary peer

Peers disqualified[edit]

Senior judges[edit]

Under section 137(3) of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, holders of certain judicial offices who are peers are disqualified from sitting and voting in the House of Lords while in office.[31] The following peers are currently subject to this provision:

Supreme Court
Court of Appeal of England and Wales
Court of Session

Permanently disqualified[edit]

Under section 41 of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010, peers must be domiciled in the United Kingdom for tax purposes. Section 42 allowed peers who did not wish to comply with the provision to choose within three months of the act coming into force to become permanently disqualified from being members of the House.[32] The following peers made that choice and are still living:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House of Lords, Official Website - Privileges and Conduct Committee - Tenth Report: The conduct of Lord Laird". Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "House of Lords, Official Website - Privileges and Conduct Committee - Ninth Report: The conduct of Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate". Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-19399582". BBC News. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "House of Lords, Official Website - Members of the House of Lords granted leave of absence". Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Standing Orders of the House of Lords". Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Procedure Committee, 5th Report: Members Leaving the House".
  7. ^ House of Lords Debates 27 June 2011 c. 1519–31.
  8. ^ a b House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 27 May 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  9. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 16 June 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  10. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 26 April 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  11. ^ a b c d House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 25 June 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  12. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 21 March 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  13. ^ http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201213/ldhansrd/text/130425-0001.htm#13042554000420
  14. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 14 March 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  15. ^ a b House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 21 June 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 25 May 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  17. ^ a b "Correction", House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 26 June 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  18. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 8 November 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  19. ^ Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 2 June 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  20. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 18 June 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  21. ^ a b c d e f House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 11 June 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
  22. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 8 October 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  23. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 5 October 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  24. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 5 September 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  25. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 15 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  26. ^ Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 23 June 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  27. ^ House of Lords Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 8 December 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  28. ^ "Deceased Lords". House of Lords Information Office. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  29. ^ House of Lords Reform Act 2014 s 1.
  30. ^ http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/lords/retired-lords/ Retired Lords
  31. ^ Constitutional Reform Act 2005, Section 137 (3) at legislation.gov.uk
  32. ^ Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 s 42.

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