Lords a-sleeping ... How many times have our peers turned up to the House of Lords?



Peers can claim as much as £300 attendance allowance for turning up for a single session in Parliament.
Forty members of the House of Lords failed to turn up for a single session 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. A further 97 peers turned up between one and ten days out of the 55.
So what about our peers? Those... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
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