the Bishop of Newcastle

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  • Transport: Remote Island Communities in England - Motion to Take Note 20 Jul 2017

    My Lords, islands are special places and I am so grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Berkeley, for this debate and for learning, in his speech and those which have followed, so much more about the context of the Isles of Scilly. I discovered the Isles of Scilly only a few years ago. They are magical but after the boat trip over there, I understood why you can buy fridge magnets saying “I...
  • Transport: North East of England - Question 20 Jul 2017

    My Lords, the proposed expansion of the Tyne and Wear Metro by the North East Combined Authority will provide very important greater access for rural towns and villages and opportunities for local rail integration. How will the Government support the North East Combined Authority to make this planned extension a reality? I will be grateful to hear from the Minister.
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) 19 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I, too, rise to speak in support of Amendment 41. I declare an interest as a vice-president of the Children’s Society. In the area covered by the Diocese of Newcastle, the Children’s Society data tell me that there are more than 42, 000 children living in poverty and that almost 18,000 children from almost 16,000 families are living with the blight of problem debt. Last...

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Entered the House of Lords on 25 May 2016

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all the Bishop of Newcastle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.18% 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") 6 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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