The Archbishop of Canterbury


Recent appearances

  • Palestinian State: UK Recognition - Question 13 Feb 2024

    My Lords, I welcome very strongly the continued emphasis by the Secretary of State on the two-state solution, and his condemnation of the Hamas terrorist group and his call for the liberation of hostages, as was echoed in a statement this morning from the Bishops. But it is not only in Gaza that we are seeing tragedy; we are seeing it in the West Bank, where it is almost forgotten that very...
  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 29 Jan 2024

    My Lords, in almost every tradition of global faith and humanism around the world, the dignity of the individual is at the heart of what is believed. In the Christian tradition, we are told to welcome the stranger. Jesus said: “I was a stranger and you invited me in”. In numerous places in the Old Testament and the New, the commands of God are to care for the alien and stranger. It has...
  • Love Matters (Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households Report) - Motion to Take Note 8 Dec 2023

    My Lords, this has been a remarkable debate and I am extremely grateful to all those who have taken part. Given that I am sure everyone is anxiously awaiting the Answer to the PNQ, I will try not to take too long—the Minister is poised to leap up and give the Answer. I am going to pick up just one or two points, but I want to thank all those who have contributed and all those who have been...

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Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2012

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (26 Feb 2013 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)

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