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life peer

Brit a peer whose title lapses at his death
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The people's peers were New Labour's way of looking like they were fair and sending out the right signals.
A YEAR ago the People's Peers swept into the House of Lords on a wave of Blairite spin.
For that reason I think her contribution to the field, particularly in a Welsh context, has been exceptional, and her election to the House of Lords as a people's peer as a reflection of that work has given her an opportunity not only to stand up for health matters in Wales, but also to take forward the palliative care agenda on a UK basis.
She said: "He was a People's Peer and he had lived near Liverpool since 1976.
As a people's peer, Lord Browne is in a unique position to understand the pressures of everyday life on ordinary people.
Welsh people's peer Baroness Ilora Finlay of Llandaff said she was certain the Government had blocked any suggestion of euthanasia by the back door.
A parliamentary bid for a Wales-only ban, by people's peer Ilora Finlay, failed because of a lack of Government support.
The research comes as People's Peer Baroness Ilora Finlay tries to steer a Private Members' Bill through the House of Lords to grant the Welsh Assembly power to legislate on smoking.
She added, 'It is interesting to compare Lady Gale's expenses claim to that of Baroness Finlay from Llandaff, who has established herself as a very effective campaigner since being made a people's peer.
Lord Michael Chan, from Oxton, Birkenhead, people's peer and chair of the Chinese in Britain Forum, has told the Daily Post that he wants to see dispensation given in the wake of the Morecambe Bay tragedy where 19 cockle pickers died.
A leading union is set to put forward the name of a hairdresser to become a People's Peer, believing she would be a 'cut above' most Lords.
NEW people's peer Sir Herman Ouseley has joined the call for ordinary working folk to sit in the Lords.

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