Liberal Democrat peers rebel against coalition plans
7 February 2012 Last updated at 15:10 GMT
Liberal Democrat peers have traditionally been seen as a quiet bunch, but more than 60 have voted against the government at least once in this Parliament.
Susan Kramer, a peer and former MP, said the media "hugely exaggerated" the rebellions - and she was "constructive" in her naughtiness.
She debated with Daily Mail sketch-writer Quentin Letts after watching a series of clips from the Lords.