• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:50 GMT, Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Crossbench peers 'wooed not whipped'

The latest batch of new Lords take their seats today.

Crossbench peer Baroness Deech and new Conservative Peer Patience Wheatcroft discuss the role of the backbenchers and the crossbenchers.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific