Tag Archive for House of Lords Chamber

And the answers are…

Lord Norton

For the first time in the history of the blog, I have managed to devise  a quiz that has stumped the readers.  Dave H got the answer to one of the questions, and he and Rich came close to getting the answer to a second.  However, no one was able to come up with the…

Let the sunshine in

Lord Norton

Peers are still getting used to their new seating positions in the House.    One colleague sat next to me yesterday bemoaned the fact that he had still not got used to sitting where he was.  For most members, it is a major physical as well as political change.   Only the Bishops (and those cross-benchers who actually…

Seeing the House

Lord Norton

Not everyone gets a chance to visit the Palace of Westminster, a point that has been made by one or two visitors to this site.  There are some virtual tours available on the Parliament website.   Though second-best to an actual visit, some have the advantage of covering parts of the Palace not open to the…