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England cricket hero enters House of Lords

England cricket hero enters House of Lords

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England cricket hero enters House of Lords – Sir Ian Botham sworn in as a peer

Sir Ian Botham made his first appearance as a peer in the House of Lords Monday October 5.  Brexit backer, Lord Botham donned the traditional scarlet and ermine-trimmed robe for his introduction ceremony and swore the oath of allegiance to the Queen.

Technical problems delayed the start of proceedings, with Lord Speaker Lord Fowler joking; “I think rain has stopped play just for the moment.”

He was confident as he read out the all important words before he signed the book of Lords.


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