The Bishop of Derby

Former Peer

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2010

Left the House of Lords on 31 August 2018 — retired

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 22 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee (15 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)

Recent appearances

  • Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret 12 Jun 2018

    I would be very happy to say that belonging is what it is about—that is what a citizen is. It is about belonging, not just to your close family but to your community, your society and your state. We want people to feel proud of that, to feel welcome and fully participative.
  • Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret 12 Jun 2018

    My Lords, I support the Motion of the noble Baroness, Lady Lister, and associate myself with the remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Alton. I will not go into the mathematics—which are very simple, in a way—but I invite the Minister to help us understand the Government’s role in dealing with citizenship. This is about citizenship, not immigration, although sometimes they are linked. All of...
  • Domestic Abuse - Question for Short Debate 22 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Lister, for introducing this important debate. It is crucial that we hold together support for victims and prevention. To get value for our investment we need to push back against the space that allows this crime to happen. I want to offer one or two thoughts about the framework within which resources need to be spent, and about the challenge...

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