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Quiz – members of the House

Lord Norton

I am conscious I have not had time to post a quiz recently.  I thought I would catch up with one that focuses on individual members.  As usual, the first two readers to supply the correct answers will be the winners.  All the questions relate to current members of the House of Lords. 1.  I…

New Year Quiz

Lord Norton

Happy New Year.  For the first quiz of the year, I thought I would focus on departed friends – the law lords.  They left the House of Lords for the Supreme Court – just across the road in Parliament Square – in 2009.  They had carried out the judicial role of the House of Lords…

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…

Quiz: a peripatetic House

Lord Norton

I fear that other commitments have meant I have rather neglected the blog recently.  I hope to make up for lost time.  Congratulations to Dave H and Jonathan, who were the winners of the previous quiz.  This week’s quiz relates to the House, or rather the chamber.   As many readers will know, the House has…

Quiz: young peers

Lord Norton

The House of Lords by its nature is not a young House, either in terms of longevity or membership.  Members tend to be appointed because of their expertise or experience, so usually join the House when they have established themselves in a particular field.  Membership is for life.  Nonetheless, some members come in at a relatively young…