The Bishop of Worcester

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  • Meat: Ritual Slaughter and Religious Freedom - Question 28 Mar 2019

    My Lords, the noble Baroness’s Question is about much more than meat. It was Lord Acton who wrote that religious freedoms are the foundation of political freedoms. Is it not true that the debate for which the noble Baroness is calling is very relevant, despite the record to which the Minister has drawn attention and of which we can be proud? Religious groups are feeling caught between the...
  • Local Authorities: Essential Services - Motion to Take Note 24 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I rise with a heavy heart to raise questions concerning the ability of local councils to deliver essential services to their communities. I welcome the prospect of increased short-term government funding but, without that being increased and continued or there being rises in council tax, whatever the rights and wrongs of that, I question whether it will be sufficient to enable...
  • Education: English Baccalaureate - Question 21 Jan 2019

    My Lords, one does not need to be an avid follower of the news to realise the huge impact that religion has for good and for ill geopolitically in our world. That is happening at the same time as we see a level of unprecedented and increasing religious illiteracy in our own society. Does the Minister regret the exclusion of RE from the baccalaureate, given the drop in numbers studying the...

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Entered the House of Lords on 25 June 2012

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communications Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)

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