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House of Lords membership by party and gender

View the makeup of the House of Lords showing the party and genders of the Members at any specified date over the last 30 years.

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Party membership of the House of Lords on 22/10/2017

Party or Group Total Members
Total 800
Conservative 253
Labour 199
Liberal Democrat 100
Crossbench 180
Bishops 24
Other parties 15
Non-affiliated 29

Membership of the House of Lords by type on 22/10/2017.

Party or Group Life Peers Excepted Hereditary Peers Bishops
Total 685 91 24
Conservative 204 49 0
Labour 195 4 0
Liberal Democrat 96 4 0
Crossbench 148 32 0
Bishops 0 0 24
Other parties 14 1 0
Non-affiliated 28 1 0

Membership of the House of Lords by gender on 22/10/2017

Party Male Female
Conservative 190 63
Labour 135 64
Liberal Democrat 66 34
Crossbench 139 41
Bishops 22 2
Other parties 13 2
Non-affiliated 25 4
Total 590 210