Tag Archive for House of Lords Library

The issue of privilege

Lord Norton

As many students of Parliament – and certainly those who work within the institution – will know, the libraries of both Houses produce some excellent research papers and briefing notes.  Those interested in obtaining some objective and invaluable background information on the issue of parliamentary privilege – which has come to the fore in the…

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…