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Episodes: 38


Have you ever wondered what the House of Lords does, how it works and who makes up its membership?

The House of Lords is the second chamber of UK Parliament. It plays a crucial role in examining bills, questioning government action and investigating public policy. 

Hear from members of the House of Lords as the Lord Speaker finds out what influences their work in and beyond the Lords.

Each episode sees Lord McFall of Alcluith discover what drives members and what they hope to achieve in their time in Parliament.

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Episode Date
Baroness Young of Hornsey | Lord Speaker's Corner
Apr 17, 2024
The Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees of Ludlow: Lord Speaker’s Corner
Mar 26, 2024
Lord Mandelson: Lord Speaker's Corner
Mar 05, 2024
Lord Ricketts: Lord Speaker's Corner
Feb 16, 2024
Lord Lamont of Lerwick: Lord Speaker's Corner
Jan 26, 2024
Lord Forysth of Drumlean: Lord Speaker's Corner
Dec 15, 2023
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: Lord Speaker's Corner
Nov 24, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Blunkett
Oct 26, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Baroness Benjamin
Sep 14, 2023
Lord Heseltine: Lord Speaker's Corner
Jul 16, 2023
Baroness Butler-Sloss | Lord Speaker's Corner
Jun 22, 2023
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: Lord Speaker's Corner
May 18, 2023
AI weapons, the future of food production, and tackling homelessness
May 11, 2023
Baroness Kidron: Lord Speaker's Corner
Apr 20, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Baroness Morgan of Cotes
Mar 30, 2023
Improving secondary education and integrating care
Mar 27, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Norton of Louth
Feb 21, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Alderdice
Feb 13, 2023
Lord Speaker's Corner: Lord Dubs
Feb 03, 2023
'A gloriously ordinary life': how to improve adult social care, and implementing the Children and Families Act
Dec 09, 2022
Behind the scenes of Lords Hansard
Aug 15, 2022
Private Members’ Bills
Jul 07, 2022
Women in Parliament, equality online, famous faces and tackling fraud
Mar 25, 2022
Being a whip, being a rebel, and how do you amuse the Monarch?
Feb 25, 2022
Protecting children and strengthening the Union
Jan 28, 2022
A healthier nation, and ‘government by diktat'
Dec 17, 2021
What comes after COP?
Nov 26, 2021
Black History Month: The Noble David Pitt - from Grenada to Camden.
Oct 07, 2021
The Speakers
Sep 23, 2021
At the table – with Chloe Mawson
Jul 22, 2021
Becoming Lord Speaker and campaigning on the Horizon Scandal
Jun 17, 2021
State Opening of Parliament and Martha Lane Fox on COVID and the future of our on- and offline lives
May 06, 2021
Fighting for change
Mar 26, 2021
LGBT+ History Month with Lord Cashman and healthy ageing with Lord Patel
Feb 11, 2021
Disability rights, the environment and the EU | December part 2
Dec 18, 2020
Meet Baroness Grey-Thompson and the Legislation Office | December part 1
Dec 11, 2020
Responding to a pandemic
Nov 06, 2020
Coming soon
Oct 30, 2020