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Former Met chief to be a peer

Former Met Police deputy commissioner Brian Paddick, JCB boss Sir Anthony Bamford, Doreen Lawrence and Ministry of Sound mogul James Palumbo are among those to be made peers in the House of Lords

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List of latest House of Lords peerages announced

The list of the latest House of Lords peerages has been announced, by political party, they include:

  • 14 Conservatives peers, including Daniel Finkelstein OBE, Associate Editor of The Times and Sir Stephen Sherbourne, former Political Secretary to Margaret Thatchery
  • 5 Labour party peers, including race equality campaigner Doreen Lawrence and Sir Charles Allen CBE, non-executive director of LOCOG.
  • 10 Liberal Democrat peers, including former Met Police deputy commissioner Brian Paddick and James Palumbo, co-founder of Ministry of Sound Group.
  • 1 Green party peer, Jenny Jones, former chair of the Green Party.

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