The Bishop of Carlisle

Former Peer

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 8 November 2007

Left the House of Lords on 30 April 2009 — retired

Recent appearances

  • Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009: Motion to Approve 21 Apr 2009

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his speech, which put the arguments so clearly. I am sorry that the Government did not keep to their initial thoughts, but bowed to pressure from the gaming industry to raise the size of the stakes and prizes. There were several references to putting appropriate controls in place. I am not clear what those are and whether they would work. I, too, played some...
  • Railways: High-speed Line — Question 21 Apr 2009

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop a high-speed rail line from London to the north-west and Scotland.
  • Railways: High-speed Line — Question 21 Apr 2009

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer. Does he agree that at this time of growing unemployment, and to further targets for reducing carbon emissions and to improve our national infrastructure for growth after the recession, it is a highly opportune time to build the high-speed rail link? Does he further agree that because of the freight trains and the curves on the existing line north...

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