The Bishop of Southwark

Former Peer

Recent appearances

  • Probation Service — Debate 21 Jan 2010

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to the noble Lord, Lord Ramsbotham, on giving this House the opportunity to debate this important subject. I am particularly interested in the debate because it was in south London, in what is now the Diocese of Southwark, that the radical decision was taken in 1876 to employ a group of police court missioners. They acted as advocates in the courts, pleading...
  • Nuclear Disarmament — Debate 21 Jan 2010

    My Lords, I, too, am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Hannay of Chiswick, for enabling us to have this important debate. I will focus on some of the ethical aspects. As your Lordships are aware, a major factor in the conduct of a just war is the principle of proportion, which is that, "the harm done in the conduct of the war must never be greater than the harm done or the injustice caused by...
  • Equality Bill — Committee (3rd Day) 19 Jan 2010

    I thank the Government for accepting this amendment. Amendment 58A, as amended, agreed. Amendment 58C Moved by Lord Lester of Herne Hill 58C: Schedule 3, page 145, line 11, at end insert- "Part 6ATelevision, radio and on-line broadcasting and distribution (1) Section 29 does not apply to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Left the House of Lords on 5 March 2010 — retired


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Southwark’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 3.28% 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") 45 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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