the Bishop of Newcastle


Recent appearances

  • Building More Homes (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 2 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I warmly welcome this excellent report from the Economic Affairs Committee. My conversations with local authorities, housing associations and chamber of commerce colleagues in the north-east have endorsed the power of its analysis. The report demonstrates the complexity and long-standing dysfunctionality of the housing market with a terrifying clarity. Recognising that my six months...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) 27 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a member of the court of Newcastle University. The amendment tabled by the noble Baroness, Lady Quin, and the noble Lord, Lord Shipley, asks for an impact assessment of the effect of Brexit on the economy of the north-east. When we think about that economy, perhaps our thoughts turn first to the EU funding that the economy receives and then to the...
  • Death of a Former Member: Lord Waddington - Tributes 27 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I would like to be associated with the comments already made about the late Lord Waddington, and to add a few words of tribute on behalf of these Benches. Although I came to the House shortly after Lord Waddington retired, I know that his Christian faith was a source of great comfort and inspiration to him. The “Waddington amendment” that bears his name was prompted by...

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Entered the House of Lords on 25 May 2016


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  • Has spoken in 5 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Newcastle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.52% 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") 4 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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