The Bishop of Truro

Former Peer

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address 13 Nov 2007

    My Lords, we on these Benches welcome the increase in new house-building proposed in the Housing and Regeneration Bill. We hope and believe that this proposed new housing will begin to address the shortage that has been allowed to build up—some believe deliberately—over the past 20 years, resulting in average house price inflation in excess of 20 per cent a year over that 20-year period....
  • Isles of Scilly: Key Worker Housing 6 Jul 2005

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What further steps can be taken to improve the availability of local accommodation in the Isles of Scilly so as to improve the recruitment and retention of teachers and other key workers.
  • Isles of Scilly: Key Worker Housing 6 Jul 2005

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for that Answer. There are plans to build, but the school has lost good teachers because of the difficulty about housing. There has been a failure to recruit as a result of this problem. In other words, the problem is now.

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 16 October 2001

Left the House of Lords on 30 April 2008


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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Truro’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.41% 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") 3 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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