The Bishop of Hereford

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Recent appearances

  • Energy Bill — Second Reading 18 Jun 2013

    My Lords, as others have said, there is much to commend in the Energy Bill, which proposes significant and welcome changes to create an energy sector fit for the 21st century, not least the reforms to the electricity market and the attention paid to domestic tariffs. However, there are some glaring omissions, which seem to present an opportunity missed. I regret that the Bill does not put...
  • Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 17 Jun 2013

    I am sorry to interrupt the noble Baroness and take up more time but I do not think that any of us is equating. The point we are making is that legislation already exists for conscience on principle and religious belief. That is the point. There is no equating.
  • Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 17 Jun 2013

    I do not think that the initiative for the quadruple lock came first from the Churches. Rather, it was an offer made to us because of our concerns about the legislation and appeals to Europe. Those were the concerns that lay behind that.

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 24 November 2009

Left the House of Lords on 24 September 2013 — retired

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Hereford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 12.27% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 21 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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