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New peers join a crowded House of Lords

8 August 2014 Last updated at 11:49 BST

Football boss and Apprentice TV show star, Karren Brady, is among 22 new peers announced by the government.

Ms Brady will take a seat on the Conservative benches in the House of Lords alongside former Marks & Spencer chief Sir Stuart Rose.

Other new working peers include former MEP and EastEnders actor Michael Cashman, who will become a Labour peer.

Robin Brant reports.