the Bishop of Southwark

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  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Question 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Alton, I welcome the Prime Minister’s pledge to maintain the commitment of 0.7% of GDP for overseas aid. But I would be glad to know the Minister’s views on the usefulness of targeting aid in support of the goals not solely through large organisations but through more local partners such as those highlighted in the West Bank and Gaza by the...
  • Brexit: United Kingdom-Africa Trade and Development - Question 25 Apr 2017

    The Minister may know that I am a regular visitor to Zimbabwe, where my diocese has links with four of the five Anglican dioceses there. How do Her Majesty’s Government propose to respond to the preponderance of Chinese investment both there and in other African nations, both in infrastructure and major economic undertakings?
  • Clerk of the Parliaments - Retirement of Sir David Beamish KCB 24 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I warmly associate myself with the words of tribute already spoken and add my own on behalf of the Lords Spiritual. Sir David Beamish has combined wise counsel, trusty support and firm friendship for all on these Benches, and my colleagues and I have greatly benefited from his guidance. In addition to the impressive list given by the Leader of the Opposition, he has also witnessed...

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Entered the House of Lords on 15 December 2014

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Southwark’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.36% 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") 25 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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