Is it time to Abolish the house of lords?

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There are a number petitions Abolish the house of lords as they are out of touch with the people of the UK.

·        Is this is an outdated system as this is a democratic country, they are not elected, just privileged, mostly rich people who are out of touch with the people of the UK, yet they are still in a place of power to affect the lives and laws of the UK Citizens.

·        There are massive cuts to the NHS and other public services yet we are still paying vast amounts of money to lords, in expenses.

·        There is also the up keep of the property, millions are needed to be spent on the parliamentary buildings, when we have no money to support the NHS and the aging population.

·        Is there is no place for the house of lords, they should be abolished and the house of lords, turned into a tourist attraction. ?