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star this property date less than 2015-10-29more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Leader of the House of Lords more like this
star this property answering dept id 92 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Leader of the House of Lords more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Privy Seal on 26 October (HL2541), whether they will publish the latest figures on the number of members of each party in the House, and the ratio of government to opposition members, including all those peers whose introduction has been scheduled. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL3121 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-12more like thismore than 2015-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>Including all those peers whose introduction or retirement has been advertised in <em>House of Lords Business</em>, and assuming no other changes to the membership of the House, as of 19 January 2016 there will be 249 members on the Conservative benches, 212 members on the Labour benches, and 112 members on the Liberal Democrat benches. This means that there will be 75 more peers on the benches of the largest two opposition parties than on the Government benches.</p><p><strong><br></strong>That will be 29 more peers than at the end of the 2009-10 session, when there were only 46 more peers on the benches of the largest two opposition parties than on the Government benches.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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less than 2015-11-12T15:09:18.33Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-12T15:09:18.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Privy Seal on 12 November (HL3121), how many members there were in the House of Lords of (1) the government party, or parties, and (2) the official opposition party, in each year since 1997. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL4274 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
unstar this property answer text <p>For each of the sessions requested, I have set out below the number of those peers eligible to take part in the work of the House of Lords sitting on the Government benches and those of the benches of HM Official Opposition.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Governing Party/Parties</p></td><td><p>HM Official Opposition</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>97-98</p></td><td><p>Lab: 176</p></td><td><p>Con: 478</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>98-99</p></td><td><p>Lab: 193</p></td><td><p>Con: 484</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>99-00</p></td><td><p>Lab: 201</p></td><td><p>Con: 232</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>00-01</p></td><td><p>Lab: 195</p></td><td><p>Con: 225</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>01-02</p></td><td><p>Lab: 190</p></td><td><p>Con: 217</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>02-03</p></td><td><p>Lab: 185</p></td><td><p>Con: 210</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>03-04</p></td><td><p>Lab: 201</p></td><td><p>Con: 202</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>04-05</p></td><td><p>Lab: 199</p></td><td><p>Con: 205</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>05-06</p></td><td><p>Lab: 212</p></td><td><p>Con: 208</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>06-07</p></td><td><p>Lab: 217</p></td><td><p>Con: 202</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>07-08</p></td><td><p>Lab: 214</p></td><td><p>Con: 199</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>08-09</p></td><td><p>Lab: 212</p></td><td><p>Con: 189</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>09-10</p></td><td><p>Lab: 211</p></td><td><p>Con: 185</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10-12</p></td><td><p>Con: 214 Lib Dem: 90</p></td><td><p>Lab: 235</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12-13</p></td><td><p>Con: 212 Lib Dem: 89</p></td><td><p>Lab: 222</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>13-14</p></td><td><p>Con: 220 Lib Dem: 99</p></td><td><p>Lab: 218</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>14-15</p></td><td><p>Con: 226 Lib Dem: 103</p></td><td><p>Lab: 216</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15-16 (as at 21/12/15)</p></td><td><p>Con: 251</p></td><td><p>Lab: 213</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T17:51:32.79Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T17:51:32.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Stowell of Beeston more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment he has made of the changes to the level of funding from the public purse of the recommendations of report of the Lord Speaker’s Committee on the size of the House of Lords, published on 31 October 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 117338 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
unstar this property answer text <p>At this point the Government has not made an assessment of the financial implications of the recommendations in the Lord Speaker's committee report. Those proposals are due to be discussed for the first time by the House of Lords on 19 December. The Government will listen closely to what is said in that debate on the range of recommendations before considering its own position on those recommendations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T10:28:50.883Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T10:28:50.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans he has to reduce the size of the House of Lords. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Central Suffolk and North Ipswich more like this
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Dr Dan Poulter more like this
star this property uin 4531 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>As set out in the Conservative manifesto, although comprehensive reform is not a priority, we are committed to ensure that the House of Lords continues to fulfil its constitutional role as a revising and scrutinising chamber which respects the primacy of the House of Commons. We will continue to work to ensure the work of the House of Lords remains relevant and effective by addressing issues such as its size.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 4530 more like this
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less than 2017-07-17T15:28:38.6Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T15:28:38.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Dan Poulter more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether it is the Government's policy to increase the membership of the House of Lords by over 100 members during the course of this Parliament. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Mr Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 14479 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not have a policy of the kind described in this question. Our policy on the House of Lords is described in the Conservative Party election manifesto 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-11-09T16:46:19.767Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-09T16:46:19.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Penrose more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Penrose more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading House of Lords Composition remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what is the current gender composition of the House of Lords broken down by member's (1) country, and (2) region, of origin. more like this
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Lord Farmer more like this
star this property uin HL16377 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The House of Lords is currently made up of 585 male and 215 female members; we do not hold data on the country or region of origin of members.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T15:38:36.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T15:38:36.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Farmer more like this