House of Lords

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House of Lords
of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
15th Parliament
Crowned portcullis in Pantone 7427 C
Type
Type
Leadership
The Marquess of Worcester
since 27 June 2020
The Duke of Aberdeen
since 12 July 2020
The Lord Kearton, Labour
since 1 March 2021
The Duke of Norfolk, Conservative
since 26 April 2021
Structure
Seats45
15th Parliament Lords(28-04-2021).png
Political groups
     Lord Speaker (1)
HM Government (15)
     Solidarity (7)
     Labour Party (8)
HM Most Loyal Opposition (10)
     Conservatives (10)
Unofficial Opposition (12)
     Liberal Democrats (5)
     Coalition! (4)
     Progressive Workers Party (1)
     Social Democratic Party (1)
     FUC (1)
Crossbench (7)
     Crossbenchers (7)
Length of term
Peerage held for life
SalaryNo annual salary, but tax-free daily allowance and expenses paid.
Meeting place
Wood panelled room with high ceiling containing comfortable red padded benches and large gold throne.
House of Lords Chamber
Palace of Westminster
City of Westminster
London, England
United Kingdom