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Programmes on the Life Peerages Act

Lord Norton

This Sunday (30 November) BBC Parliament will be showing an evening of programmes to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the passage of the Life Peerages Act.  It will include a feature on one of the first women peers, Baroness Wootton of Abinger. The 1958 Act has been the basis for the transformation of the second…