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life peer

Brit a peer whose title lapses at his death
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The offer to be a working peer came in 1999, just before Ashdown stepped down, in recognition of the donations Cleese had made to the party.
Resentment has also built up at Lord Jones's failure to be a 'proper' working peer, he continued - with Digby not playing a part in legislative scrutiny and failing to make speeches in the Chamber.
Tory treasurer Howard Leigh, who has donated PS146,000 to the party, was appointed to the House of Lords as a working peer by the Prime Minister last year.
He retired from the Commons in 1997 and almost immediately became a working peer, Lord Roberts of Conwy of Talyfan in the County of Gwynedd, serving as opposition spokesman on Wales in the Lords for many years.
It is understood that she will sit on the Labour benches as a working peer.
He was given his title in 2005 on condition that he returned to the UK from his Monaco tax exile and become a working peer. Has he set foot in Westminster?
He raised eyebrows by taking the title Lord Stratford when he was made a working peer last summer, but his office was based in Stratford, east London, for 20 years and he also lived in the area.
Lady Rowlands, who died in May, served the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney constituency for 30 years with husband Ted, a former minister and MP, now a working peer.
FORMER Conservative Assembly leader Nick Bourne is back in full-time politics following confirmation yesterday that he will enter the House of Lords as a working peer.
The 62-year-old mother-of-three had served the Merthyr and Rhymney Constituency with her husband, now working peer Lord Rowlands, for nearly 30 years before he retired in 2001.
But, as a working peer, she will be known simply as Baroness or Lady Benjamin.