The Bishop of Gloucester

Former Peer

A selection of the Bishop of Gloucester's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Food Banks — Question 20 Mar 2014

    My Lords, research by Citizens Advice shows that the main reason people are referred to food banks is delay in the payment of benefits and benefit sanctions; anecdotally, this is also the church’s own experience from its involvement in the many food banks it helps to run across the country. Will the Minister tell us whether the Government are persuaded by this evidence and, if they are not,...
  • Somalia: Piracy — Question 11 Jan 2012

    My Lords, is the Minister aware of the work of the Mission to Seafarers, the world's largest provider of port-based humanitarian and welfare services for seafarers and their families, which has provided assistance to victims of piracy, especially in the region around Somalia? Will he consider engaging with the Mission to Seafarers to develop a model of support for families of hostage victims?
  • Payday Loans — Question 10 Jan 2012

    My Lords, the Church of England's national investing bodies recently decided to avoid investment in payday lending firms because of the risk of exploitative lending. Bearing in mind that credit has to be provided responsibly and affordably, will the Government also consider instituting a requirement that payday lenders must, before advancing a loan, assess a borrower's financial circumstances...

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Profile

Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 1 December 2009

Left the House of Lords on 21 November 2014 — retired

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Gloucester’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.89% 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") 7 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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