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Key findings include: 

  • The ‘absolute’ membership was 824; 
  • The ‘actual’ eligible membership was 798; 
  • The mean age of the absolute membership was 69; 
  • There were 216 female Members (26 percent); 
  • The average length of membership was 14 years; and 
  • Since 1 January 2015, 82 Life Peers have been created and 114 Members have left the House. 

The party and group affiliation of the ‘actual’ membership is represented in the following graph: 

 Size of House Chart

The briefing also contains the following information: age of the current membership by year bands; length of membership by year bands; average ages of those joining and leaving the House and the reason for cessation of membership.

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