An overview of how members are selected and the work they do once they become members.

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Bitesize Clips

This clip could be used as an introduction to a class debate "Should the House of Lords be reformed?" Students could undertake further research into the arguments for and against reform and present their arguments to the class.
The class may want to examine the ethnic, gender and social mix of the House of Lords and discuss how representative they think this is.