Outgoing MEP takes seat in Lords following Cameron's resignation honours



An outgoing Tory MEP has taken his seat in the House of Lords following David Cameron's controversial resignation honours list.
Timothy Kirkhope, who has represented Yorkshire and the Humber in the European Parliament since 1999, is stepping down following his elevation to the peerage.
The former MP for Leeds North East, who will sit as Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate, was flanked by supporters Lord Hunt of Wirral and Lord Freeman as he swore the oath of allegiance to the Queen.
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