What the House of Lords is Really for?
Article first published online: 8 AUG 2009
© The Author 2009. Journal compilation © The Political Quarterly Publishing Co. Ltd. 2009
The Political Quarterly
Volume 80, Issue 3, pages 400–404, July-September 2009
How to Cite
LIPSEY, D. (2009), What the House of Lords is Really for?. The Political Quarterly, 80: 400–404. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-923X.2009.02006.x
- Issue published online: 8 AUG 2009
- Article first published online: 8 AUG 2009
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- elected appointed democracy
The Lords beats the Commons hands-down in scrutinising legislation, but it is also a repository of informed opinion to serve the nation. It is, that is, so long as it remains appointed not elected.