The Bishop of Gloucester

Former Peer

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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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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 1 December 2009

Left the House of Lords on 21 November 2014 — retired

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