The Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Former Peer


Former Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 8 March 2011

Left the House of Lords on 21 October 2013 — retired

Recent appearances

  • Older People: Their Place and Contribution in Society — Motion to Take Note 14 Dec 2012

    My Lords, as so many have said, I am grateful to the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury for securing this take note debate. In this, his last appearance in your Lordships' House as Archbishop, it is right that I express before your Lordships from these Benches the very highest appreciation of his ministry over these past 10 years. We in the House of Bishops have been blessed-a...
  • Piracy — Question for Short Debate 24 Oct 2012

    My Lords, I should like to echo the gratitude to the noble Lord, Lord Luce, for introducing this debate at this time. It has been heartening to hear about the reduction in the rates of piracy and also what needs to be done to establish the long-term solution to this awful modern scourge. However, I feel it incumbent on me to remind the House again of the human cost to the crews of those...
  • Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules — Motion of Regret 23 Oct 2012

    My Lords, I do not mean to detain the House for long, but I would like to echo some of the concerns that have been mentioned today, particularly on the inflexibility of the income test. Looking at what is laid before us -a specified gross annual income of at least £18,600, an additional £3,800 for the first child and an additional £2,400 for each additional child-a clergy family with three...

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