the Bishop of Oxford

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  • A Manifesto to Strengthen Families - Motion to Take Note 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I warmly welcome the report and I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Farmer, and others involved. I find myself liking it more each time I read it. Its very modesty is its virtue, for a small number of strategic changes can make an immense difference. I speak from a background of nine years as a vicar in outer estate parishes in Halifax, in very poor communities, and seven years...
  • Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 - Question 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, the Minister will be aware of the impact on churches of such theft, particularly from roofs. It has a devastating effect on church communities and knock-on effects for important local amenities. Can she clarify what the Home Office can do to encourage enforcement of the need to register scrap metal dealers with local authorities, as well as not selling on scrap for cash?
  • Benefit Rate Freeze - Question 30 Oct 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that incentivising people back into work and supporting the poorest in our society, including children, are not mutually exclusive? Will she comment on the ways of doing the second alongside the first? Will she also set out the Government’s plans to remedy the current situation, in which the poorest of the poor are falling further behind?

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Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 14 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Oxford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 9.52% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 12 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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