David Pannick considers the increase in fees will deny access to justice.
Top, Ruth Deech, 71, a Lords cross-bencher
fighting for divorce rights
Women such as Ruth Deech, 71, a cross-bencher
in the House of Lords, who is keen to introduce a Bill that will make divorce less fraught.
Because Lord Jones is a cross-bencher
, not allied to any single ideology, nor told how to vote by parliamentary whips.
She became a life peer in 1997 and sits as a cross-bencher
the Countess of Mar, a deputy speaker of the House of Lords, has entered the fray.
The gold medal-winning baroness sits as a cross-bencher
but has been a leading critic of coalition disability benefits reforms and, before entering the Lords, appeared in a pro-Labour advertisement.
and former Deputy High Court Judge, Lord Pannick, perhaps summed it up best, saying, "To allow these basic employment rights to become a commodity that can be traded frustrates the very purpose of these entitlements as essential protections for the employee, who lacks effective bargaining power.
Conservatives Lord Bagri, Lord McAlpine, Lord Laidlaw of Rothiemay and cross-bencher
Baroness Dunn have done the same.
Lord Alton, a former Merseyside Liberal Democrat MP, pointed out that Merseyside police have suffered pounds 12m cuts over the past two years.
She became a cross-bencher
after she left the Tory benches in the Lords in 1999.
Home Office Minister Andy Burnham said: "I am delighted that we have been able to give our backing to an amendment tabled by the cross-bencher
The Countess of Mar, a cross-bencher
in the Lords said: "There's a strong case for legal action here.
He said: "If he's going to go to the Lords it's best to be a cross-bencher
is it is an independent committee chaired by a cross-bencher
, not Labour or Conservative.