The Bishop of Lincoln

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Recent appearances

  • Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2010: Motion to Approve 14 Dec 2010

    My Lords, I should declare my interests: I am the Visitor of King's College, Cambridge, and of Lincoln and Brasenose Colleges, Oxford, and I am on the governing body of the Bishop Grosseteste University College. However, I speak principally as the chair of the Church of England's board of education, which, of course, has a significant responsibility for the affairs of higher and further...
  • Public Bodies Bill [HL]: Committee (4th Day) 14 Dec 2010

    My Lords, as you might expect from these Benches, I should like to offer a pastoral word in support of the amendment. One of the recent features of the discourse around bereavement has been closure, and the number of times that people now say, "All I want is closure". There may be numerous reasons for that. It could be to do with the fact that we are now a society which is rather more distant...
  • Academies Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 7 Jul 2010

    My Lords, I am pleased to follow the noble Lord, Lord Knight, because, as he will recall, our board of education was anxious to work with the then Government on that Bill. We were very supportive of what was emerging in the Bill and we were as saddened as others by its eventual fate. I therefore thank the noble Baroness, Lady Massey, for bringing forward the amendment-and I do not always say...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 2008

Left the House of Lords on 31 January 2011 — retired

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Lincoln’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 2.78% 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") 22 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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