the Bishop of Oxford

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  • Universal Credit - Question 9 Mar 2017

    My Lords, in the last three months I have visited a large number of food banks across the diocese of Oxford in seemingly affluent communities, building on my experience of food banks in the diocese of Sheffield. All have underlined to me that the most common reason why people access food banks is delay in accessing welfare payments. It is clear from the Government’s figures that too few...
  • Criminal Finances Bill - Second Reading 9 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in thanking the Government for introducing this Bill. I support it. The Government have led on tackling corruption since the then Prime Minister set the issue of tax transparency at the heart of his G8 summit in 2013. He should also be thanked for hosting the anti-corruption summit in May last year. The Bill follows this good record and takes some further...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (2nd Day) 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, my right reverend friend the Bishop of Winchester is unable to be in his place this evening, but I bring before your Lordships his Amendment 119A. I am grateful to the Minister for the constructive discussions we have had with him and his officials, and for co-sponsoring this amendment. One of the features of the rich diversity of higher education provision is the power exercised by...

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Entered the House of Lords on 14 October 2013

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — 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 9.33% 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") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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