The Bishop of Portsmouth

Former Peer

Recent appearances

  • Lords of Appeal in Ordinary — Motion of Appreciation 21 Jul 2009

    My Lords, on behalf of these Benches I express my wholehearted support for this Motion of thanks. The noble and learned Lords have made their mark on this House, and that is to state the obvious. We on these Benches have found their companionship and their incisive contributions to this, yes, the high court of Parliament but perhaps not for much longer, congenial, constructive and, at times,...
  • Higher Education: Universities — Question 14 Jul 2009

    My Lords, will the Minister assure the House that the Government have a long-term policy? Does he not agree that this Question is directly related to the first Question this afternoon in that if people are not going to get to university, that will have an effect on unemployment? Will he assure us that the Government are looking at the long term in this regard?
  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills — Private Notice Question 9 Jun 2009

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a graduate in dead languages, and a graduate in what some people regard as dead ideas, whose holy book has the words, "be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves". I would not want to plug anyone in particular, but none of us would question the undoubted managerial abilities of the Secretary of State, nor the fact that we have to say from these...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 30 November 1999

Left the House of Lords on 30 September 2009 — retired

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Portsmouth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 6.12% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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