For reasons unrelated to chickens, I have been looking through _Hansard._ I emerge entirely committed to a constitutional reform which would give greater powers to the House of Lords. In evidence, this opening statement in a “debate:”:http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200405/ldhansrd/pdvn/lds05/text/50323-02.htm
bq. *Baroness Masham of Ilton:* My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. In doing so, I declare that I have a small flock of domestic chickens.