The Bishop of Birmingham

Convenor of the Lords Spiritual

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A selection of the Bishop of Birmingham's votes

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  • 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
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees

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Recent appearances

  • Banking: Standards and Reform - Question for Short Debate 3 Sep 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to my right reverend friend for leading this debate and I welcome the Minister to his new role. I want to focus on the recommendations in the original report—the references in paragraph 138 of the summary, volume 1—which looked at culture change. The response of the banking industry to that challenge came through a report produced by Sir Richard Lambert, which said...
  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 4 9 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I support the spirit of partnership between local and national fundraising for this specific, ring-fenced purpose, as described by the noble Lord, Lord Rooker. The numbers are quite interesting: it is estimated that £1 a night for the three-year period from 2020 to 2022 might bring in £4.5 million to £5 million per year, which could possibly amount to £15 million of local...
  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 1 9 Jul 2019

    My Lords, perhaps I may comment on one or two of these amendments in one go. I was delighted to hear the enthusiasm for Birmingham. The noble Lord, Lord Rooker, did not say where he had been on holiday, but I hope he will choose Birmingham on a future occasion. The things I would like to comment on in slightly more detail arise in particular in Amendment 5. Perhaps I may take the chance to...

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Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 26 October 2010

Currently held offices

  • Convenor of the Lords Spiritual (since 18 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)

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