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England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham sworn into Home of Lords

England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham sworn into House of Lords


ENGLAND cricket nice Sir Ian Botham opened his first innings at a distinct sort of Lords.

Lord Botham wore a conventional scarlet and ermine-trimmed gown for his temporary formal introduction ceremony as a peer within the Home of Lords.

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England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham has been sworn into Home of Lords[/caption]

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Lord Botham wore a conventional scarlet and ermine-trimmed gown for his temporary formal introduction ceremony as a peer within the Home of Lords[/caption]

Extra used to the environment of Lord’s cricket floor, the 64-year-old swore an oath to the Queen.

However when a technical glitch  delayed the beginning, Lord Speaker Norman Fowler stated: “I believe that rain has stopped play only for the second.”

Lord Botham additionally advised the chamber: “I, Ian Lord Botham, do swear by almighty God that I will probably be devoted and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and her successors, in line with the legislation. So assist me God.”

The PM nominated 36 new friends in his dissolution honours listing – together with Lord Botham.

The listing included his brother Jo Johnson which led to accusations of ‘cronyism’.


Lord Botham loved a glittering cricket profession, at one stage turning into England’s main wicket-taker in assessments, and can also be identified for his TV and charity work.

Tory peer Lord Moylan was additionally launched on Monday.

He served as airport adviser to Boris Johnson when he was London mayor.

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Botham was as soon as of 36 new friends nominated by Boris Johnson in his dissolution honours listing[/caption]

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Lord Botham loved a glittering cricket profession, at one stage turning into England’s main wicket-taker in assessments, and can also be identified for his TV and charity work.[/caption]

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