representative peer


: a peer chosen to represent other peers in the House of Lords:
: one of 16 Scottish peers elected as their representatives for the duration of a single parliament by persons holding Scottish peerages only
: one of 28 Irish peers elected as their representatives for life by persons holding Irish peerages only

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“Representative peer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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