HL Deb 22 November 2001 vol 628 c155WA
Lord Jopling

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the maximum number of Lords of Appeal in Ordinary who were Members of the House at any one time during each Parliament since 1945. [HL1287]

The Lord Chancellor

There are currently 12 Lords of Appeal in Ordinary. That number has not been exceeded at any time since 1945.