House of Lords: Appointments - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 18th May 2022.

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Photo of Lord True Lord True Minister of State (Cabinet Office) 3:07 pm, 18th May 2022

My Lords, my noble friend refers to a back door. The back door is actually the law of the land, a statute passed by Parliament. Hereditary Peers continue to contribute to the work of your Lordships’ House through committee memberships and in debates in the Chamber, and I think they do so in an outstanding manner.