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Dispute with Cameron opens new challenge to Britain's House of Lords

His office announces a review of the chamber's powers after it derails planned budget cuts
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 05:50

London

UNELECTED, overcrowded and with an age profile similar to many retirement homes, Britain's House of Lords nevertheless has a gift for surviving, and recently shrugged off the resignation of one senior member who was caught snorting cocaine with a prostitute.

But the chamber