The Bishop of St Albans

Former Peer

Recent appearances

  • NHS: Sixtieth Anniversary 1 Jul 2008

    My Lords, I join with many in the House in rejoicing in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the NHS. I recognise that there are many significant challenges in the years ahead. Will the Minister assure us that the needs of those suffering from mental illnesses such as dementia and schizophrenia will remain central to the strategic policy and will be effectively resourced in the future?
  • Education and Skills Bill 10 Jun 2008

    My Lords, I, too, thank the Minister for his clear exposition of the Bill. I am glad to be able to continue the debates that we began last year, during passage of the Further Education and Training Bill in this House, on the well-being of young people aged 16 to 18, particularly those in FE colleges or on skills or vocational courses. I know that over the past few months Ministers have...
  • Prisons: Drugs 10 Jun 2008

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer, although it is rather disappointing. Given that drug dependency lies at the root of so much crime and so much reoffending, is he aware of the constant transfer of prisoners within the system undermining the effective treatment of prisoners? Will he undertake to consult the prison doctors in the British Medical Association on how to co-ordinate...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 8 December 1999

Left the House of Lords on 7 January 2009 — retired


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of St Albans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.16% 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") 41 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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