Liberal Democrat and former Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is introduced to the House of Lords today.
He'll take the title Baron Paddick of Brixton for the Borough of Lambeth.
Lord Paddick was a police officer for 30 years until he left the force in May 2007.
He later stood as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Mayor or London in 2008 and 2012.
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