O’Loan appointed to House of Lords

While everyone else is off at the parades, the House of Lords Appointments Commission has nominated Dame Nuala O’Loan to sit as a crossbench peer. She will join Lord Bew, Lord Rana and Baroness O’Neill on the non party cross benches from Northern Ireland.

Also appointed today is Sir Jonathan Sachs, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth