British House of Lords

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the upper house of the British parliament

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During his meeting Wednesday with the visiting delegation of the British House of Lords, President Al-Bashir stressed that Sudan has become an oasis of peace and safe shelter for big numbers of refugees who have fled their country.
KARACHI -- Lord Nazir Ahmed, a member of the British House of Lords, has said that he will be part of a campaign against the Indian prime minister starting next week, a few days ahead of the Indian leader's visit to the United Kingdom.
In Part II, McHugh proposes a Senate closely modelled on the British House of Lords. He provides draft constitutional amendments that would accomplish this along with detailed supportive argument.
In a ceremony honoring charitable Kuwaiti figures held at the British House of Lords, the undersecretary for ruling family affairs at the Kuwaiti Amiri Diwan Sheikh Sabah Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said that holding the event at such esteemed place was a great indication of the UK recognition of Kuwait's charitable efforts.
After meeting with the highest officials of the British government and security agencies Minister of Security of BiH Dragan Mektic held series of meetings with members of the British House of Lords, Ministry of Security of BiH stated.
FM briefs UK officials on Gulf crisis HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met in London yesterday with Lord Robert Mitford, a member of the British House of Lords. The meeting reviewed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and means of enhancing them.
In cables to the Lord Speaker of the British House of Lords and Speaker of the House of Commons, Al-Saleh strongly denounced such terror acts targeting secure innocent people, and aimed at subverting the security and stability of friendly UK.
Just in time for the British House of Lords to begin wrapping up its first day of debate over a bill initiating the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union, more commonly referred to as "Brexit," an ( analysis by the Guardian Monday afternoon pegged the cost of the separation to exporters at 6.1 billion pounds, the equivalent of $7.6 billion, per year.
This was followed by senate chairman Raza Rabbani's visit to the speaker of the British House of Lords and letters from Lord Nazir and some MPs of Pakistani origin to the British home secretary.
Baroness Warsi is a lawyer by training, and is a member of the British House of Lords. She served in Prime Minister David Cameron's Cabinet, first as Minister without portfolio from 2010-12, then as Senior Minister of State in the Foreign Office.
Robert Skidelsky, professor emeritus of political economy at Warwick University and a fellow of the British Academy in history and economics, is a member of the British House of Lords. The author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes, he began his political career in the Labour party, became the Conservative Party's spokesman for Treasury affairs in the House of Lords, and was eventually forced out of the Conservative Party for his opposition to NATO's intervention in Kosovo in 1999.
I had no idea that the 600-year-old British House of Lords, whose members are unelected, was relevant to the EU referendum.
The speakers will include a Virginia state senator, the chief of police of Arlington and two of its County Board members as well as Baroness Pola Uddin, a member of the British House of Lords, who will speak on the perspective from Europe.
A statement by the Office of Sheikh Mohammed, said he received a delegation from the international partners Foundation headed by Lord (Archie Kirkwood) member of the British House of Lords. The statement added that "During the meeting, they discussed ways to strengthen the prospects for cooperation between the institution and the House of Representatives in practical support to activate the role of the legislative committees and the rules of parliamentary behavior and planning for the next phase" ./
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