The Bishop of Leicester

Former Peer

A selection of the Bishop of Leicester's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Freedom of Religion and Belief — Motion to Take Note 16 Jul 2015

    (Valedictory Speech) My Lords, I want to add my thanks to that of so many others to the noble Lord, Lord Alton, for bringing this matter before us, not least as it provides me with an opportunity to make a final speech to your Lordships’ House on a matter of such overwhelming importance. My retirement, I am delighted to say, will in some small way enhance religious freedom in this House by...
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) 1 Jun 2015

    My Lords, as the noble and learned Lord, Lord Falconer, has reminded us, the Prime Minister has offered us what he calls, “a clear programme for working people, social justice, and bringing our country together—put simply, a One Nation Queen’s Speech from a One Nation Government”. It is therefore clearly our responsibility to evaluate the Government’s programme against that...
  • Local Government (Religious etc. Observances) Bill — Committee 13 Mar 2015

    My Lords, perhaps I should declare an interest, having just led the Prayers in this Chamber. What concerns me about the opening remarks from the noble Earl, Lord Clancarty, is the assumption that in a multireligious and secular society it is in the interests of all the religions to evacuate the public space of any religion. That is not my experience in Leicester at all, which is one of the...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 3 December 2003

Left the House of Lords on 31 August 2015 — retired

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Convenor of the Lords Spiritual (1 Nov 2009 to 18 May 2015)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Leicester’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 2.81% 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") 63 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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