Ministerial role

Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Responsibilities

The Leader of the House of Lords is responsible for the organisation of government business in the House, providing assistance to all Lords and offering advice on procedure. The Leader also expresses the collective feelings of the House on formal occasions, such as motions of thanks or congratulations.

From July 2014, this role is covered by the Leader of the House of Lords and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Lord Hill of Oareford CBE

    • 2013 to 2014
  2. The Rt Hon Lord Strathclyde

    • 2010 to 2013