Lords a-leaping or a-sleeping? How often have our peers turned up in the House of Lords?



Forty members of the House of Lords failed to turn up for a single session in Parliament in the first four months of this year.
Data running from January to April the end of - the latest available - shows there were 55 days on which the House of Lords was sitting and Peers could have turned up.
But a total of 40 failed to claim a single day's attendance allowance - a sum of cash of between £150-£300 they get if they simply turn up to the House.
A further 97 peers turned up between one and ten days out of the 55.
So what about our peers? Baroness Liz Redfern, leader of North Lincolnshire... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 29
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