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The Bishop of Bath and Wells

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A selection of the Bishop of Bath and Wells's votes

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of the Bishop of Bath and Wells’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit the Bishop of Bath and Wells’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Syria 17 Jun 2013

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the governments of Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and to the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, regarding the release of Metropolitan Yazigi and Metropolitan Ibrahim, who were kidnapped in Syria on 22 April 2013.
  • G8 Summit — Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2013

    My Lords, I am most grateful for the opportunity to participate in this debate and to speak in the gap, not least because, due to my impending retirement and relinquishment of my See, this is the last opportunity that I will have to address your Lordships’ House. I express my thanks to the House for its unfailing courtesy and generosity to me during my brief years of service here. I, too,...
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) 15 May 2013

    My Lords, I welcome this opportunity to contribute to the debate on the humble Address, particularly in the area of foreign affairs. I welcome the Government’s continued commitment to preventing conflict and reducing terrorism and acknowledge their intention to strengthen the Reserve Forces, although I regret the lack of legislation to enshrine the necessity of consulting Parliament prior...

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 18 November 2008

Left the House of Lords on 30 June 2013 — retired


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Bath and Wells’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 8.58% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • 3 people are tracking this peer
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 33 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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