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  Worksheet: The House of Lords
Updated 15 March 2002, 16.53

Who should sit in the House of Lords?

Put together a team of 600 people who between them have the knowledge and experience to deal with these new laws and dilemmas.

Possible workload for the Lords

[1] A law about what lessons should be taught in schools.

[2] New rules for asylum seekers.

[3] Changes to the way hospitals are run.

[4] Grants to help farmers grow things that people want to buy.

[5] How much money should be given to different types of sports.

[6] If fox-hunting should be banned in England and Wales.

[7] Should the law allow someone dying a slow painful death from disease be helped to commit suicide.

[8] Whether women should be allowed to be priests.

[9] Checking if a new law breaks any of the Laws that have already been made.

[10] Checking that a new law will do what it is supposed to.




 
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