The Prime Minister is preparing to act following a succession of government defeats in the Lords
The Lords infuriated ministers in October after they blocked George Osborne's plans to cut tax credits
My guess is that the Lords’ veto right on delegated legislation will be replaced with time-limited powers of delay
Official report says there has been a 'general decline in Christian affiliation' and that a new settlement is needed - but it has been met with an angry response from the Church
The term 'lifestyle farmer' refers to people who swap an urban existence for rural life, as Oscar Quine reports
At one stage it appeared that the only porn experienced by peers was 'an extraordinary exhibition of erotic Japanese prints' at the British Museum last year
The peer made the comments during a debate about pornography in the House of Lords
Ian McColl was speaking in the House of Lords as peers debated the effect of pornography on society
Conservative backbenchers sunk Lords reform in the previous parliament
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Karren Brady and Michelle Mone attempted to vote down amendments delaying the reforms
The upper house has performed its role admirably – and may have saved the Tories from themselves
The PM has made clear his fury after plans to cut spending on tax credits by £4.4bn were thrown out by the Lords
The Government has not ruled out creating hundreds of new Tory peers in the House of Lords to give itself a majority there, a member of the Cabinet has said.
Peers voted to delay the Conservative government's proposal to reduce tax credits
PM claims the decision by the House of Lords to delay the bill has raised a 'constitutional crisis'
The measures were contained in a statutory instrument, a piece of secondary legislation, which had already been passed by MP