Data is presented below on life peerages created in the House since 1958, broken down by the prime minister in office, party and gender of the peer nominated, and the number of peers who were former members of the House of Commons. This data can also be further customised using the dropdown list at the top right of the page. This data does not include excepted hereditary peers. Please note: we are currently testing this functionality. More visualisations will be published in due course.

For further information regarding how peers are appointed to the House of Lords, please see: House of Lords Library, Lords Appointments: Life peerages created since 1958, January 2021.

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Source: House of Lords Library analysis.