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Upper house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom

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House of Lords: Upper house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
The House of Lords, also known as the House of Peers and domestically usually referred to simply as the Lords, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Membership is granted by appointment or else by heredity or official function. Like the House of Commons, it meets in the Palace of Westminster. Officially, the full name of the house is the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled.


Brexit could mean £5 billion tax loss from finance: academic

A shift in banking and trading from London to the European Union after Brexit could mean a loss of 3-5 billion pounds ($3.9-$6.6 billion) a year in taxes, an academic and former banker told a committee..
Reuters - Published

UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child refugees after..
Reuters - Published

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Rebecca Long-Bailey launches Labour leadership bid [Video]Rebecca Long-Bailey launches Labour leadership bid

Rebecca Long-Bailey announces her bid for the Labour Party leadership at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry. She explains what she would fight for as leader and says she wants power back in..

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UK parliament upper house will sit "at earliest opportunity": Lords speaker

Britain's upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lords, will resume sitting as soon as possible, its speaker said after the country's supreme court ruled that parliament had been suspended..
Reuters - Published

UK Labour peers poised to hold no-confidence vote in leader Corbyn: BBC

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

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