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
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