Lord Lexden was the guest of honour at a luncheon held in Belfast to celebrate his recent elevation to the peerage.
Fionnuala Jay-O'Boyle proposed the toast to Lexden, Ulster and the United Kingdom, to which Lord Lexden replied.
Images from the event can be found on the photos page.
Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, sent a letter congratulating Lord Lexden. Read it in full here.