The former Labour MP was among the 36 latest Lords nominations and has dedicated her appointment to Brexit-supporting ex-Labour voters.
The Labour peer has urged for an elected element in the House of Lords to make members more accountable amid criticism of rising expenses.
As of April, peers will receive a rise from £313 per day to £323, totalling an annual tax-free income of more than £48,000.
Members of the House of Lords are rejecting EU proposals to rename vegetarian burgers and sausages as veggie “discs” and “tubes".
Baroness Blackwood has missed today’s parliamentary sitting after she fainted in the despatch box of Lords yesterday.
MPs have been urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making skills ahead of further key Brexit votes.
Darren Hughes, CEO of Electoral Reform Society has said that the House of Lords feels like a “private members’ club”, following calls for the number of peers to be reduced.
More than 70 Parliamentary staff have written to the senior deputy Speaker of the Lords to protest the peers’ decision to stop the barring of Lord Lester who is accused of sexual harassment.
A group of MPs have called for the House of Lords to axe 200 peers, claiming it is no longer functioning effectively.
Green Party peer Baroness Jenny Jones has said that Peers who voted against the immediate suspension of a Lord accused of sexual harassment "denigrated" the victim.
The senior peer Lord Lester of Herne Hill is facing a suspension from the House of Lords after he was found to have sexually harassed a woman during his parliamentary career.
Lord Peter Hain named Philip Green as the businessman being accused of harassment. But how does parliamentary privilege allow MPs to override the law?
Former UKIP Councillor John Perry has said that Brussels’ proposals to end daylight saving hours are “another example of the EU interfering in internal UK affairs”.
Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman who fought for an injunction over allegations of "sexual harassment and racial abuse".
British monarchy could be at risk if proposals to scrap the election of aristocrats to the House of Lords are approved, a peer has claimed.
Voting was 354 to 235, majority 119, for an amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill tabled by Tory former minister Viscount Hailsham.
The EU (Withdrawal) bill returns to Commons for crunch votes on amendments tabled by the Lords - and Jeremy Corbyn has some changes of his own
The former Conservative leader said that Brexit should mean the UK does not form any sort of partnership
Cox suggested the incident in Douma "if it happened at all" could have been carried out by jihadists rather than Bashar Assad's government forces
Customs union 'a means to stop Brexit' and peers voted 'to protect vested interests'
'Theresa May must listen to the growing chorus of voices and rethink her approach,' says Shadow Brexit Secretary
The lorry driver hit Lord Taylor of Blackburn, who had been on his mobility scooter on a zebra crossing
Anthony Lester is no longer under the Lib Dem party whip
McCluskey says he isn't going to take a peerage, and is staying on as leader of Unite
The Brexit Secretary made the concession to attempt to placate potential Tory rebels
The Electoral Reform Society claims the number of House Of Lords members needs to be cut down
The shadow Brexit minister Baroness Dianne Hayter says the Lords will strive to ensure benefits we had before we left the EU stay in place
Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded
Mark Rowley, the Met's senior anti-terror officer, confirms details of raids connected to Wednesday's atrocities
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill worked its way through Parliament after the Lords backed down over the amendments they made to the bill
Alistair Burt, MP for North East Bedfordshire, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Brexit bill, which has returned to the House of Commons
The Tory peer, who has been sacked from his advisor position to the Government, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of his rebellion over Brexit
The Tory peer backed an amendment to give Parliament a meaningful vote over the terms of the final deal
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill was amended to ensure Parliament gets a meaningful vote on the terms of the final deal
Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons
George Galloway has warned listeners not be be lured into supporting the House of Lords over Brexit
Lord Green, chair of Migration Watch UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the Article 50 bill on the eve of its final debate in the upper chamber
Our host made a crucial observation in the wake of the House of Lords voting through an amendment for the Government to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK
George Galloway believes guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals in the UK must be done so that we take the moral high ground
Peers Baroness Hayter and Lord Green help us explain the process of 'ping-pong' which could cause a major headache for Theresa May
The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals
Peers in the House of Lords are expected to amend the Article 50 bill to protect the rights of EU nationals already living in Britain
Peers in the House of Lords are expected to agree to amend the Brexit bill, in order to protect the rights of EU nationals already in the UK
The Lords want a clause put in the Article 50 bill that EU citizens already in the UK will have the same rights to live and work after Brexit
Lord Michael Heseltine wants to ensure that Parliament have the ability to veto the Prime Ministers Brexit negotiations, including if she comes away without a deal
A new BBC documentary entitled Meet the Lords provided a look into the House of Lords, sparking controversy about its organisation and whether it is needed
Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory MP for Spelthorne, told Julia Hartley-Brewer the former Prime Minister's speech will raise issues for the Lords
The House of Lords will begin debating the Brexit bill today, however some have claimed members have financial ties that are too close to the EU
Now the bill to trigger Article 50 has passed the Commons, atttention is now turning to the upper chamber. But will it really defy Theresa May?
The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons