The Bishop of Birmingham

Former Peer

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Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 26 October 2010

Left the House of Lords on 18 October 2022

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Convenor of the Lords Spiritual (18 May 2015 to 22 Sep 2022)

Recent appearances

  • Economy: The Growth Plan 2022 - Motion to Take Note 10 Oct 2022

    My Lords, I have been immensely grateful for the stimulation and companionship I have found in your Lordships’ House as a Member for the last 12 years, not least in the last three or four speeches this afternoon on this immensely complex subject. It is worth turning up, if only to feel the embarrassment of my colleagues when one of their number is called “mature” and...
  • Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee - Motion for an Humble Address 26 May 2022

    My Lords, I am delighted on behalf of the Lords spiritual to offer profound gratitude and hearty and—to echo the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge—joyful congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on her Platinum Jubilee. I may not have been aware of the events of 6 February 1952, unlike some of your Lordships, although, being born just two months later, I can claim to have been eager to...
  • Schools: Extremism and Intolerance - Question 28 Mar 2022

    My Lords, will the Minister commend the people of Birmingham for their extraordinary efforts since 2014 on cohesion and attempting to learn lessons from this very complicated event, as we have heard in your Lordships’ House today? Will she particularly commend them for the United Nations rights reporting school award, which has been applied for every year and is now awarded to 51% of...

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