Training blog: the paths to peerage | IPT

The House of Lords is the upper chamber in the UK Parliament. Although its members are not elected by the British public, it plays an important role in our parliamentary system. But did you know there are a number of ways to gain a peerage? The below graphic explains the difference between the different types of Peers and how they get to the House of Lords.

Chart showing the difference between member of the house of lords

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