All 6 results for speaker:the Bishop of Sheffield

Flooding (23 Jul 2007)

the Bishop of Sheffield: My Lords, I, too, thank the Minister for his Statement. The right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Worcester, who is sitting beside me, and I are between us responsible for a fair amount of the flooding, so some people would like to think. However, they happen in our patch. I therefore pay tribute particularly to the others who are not often named. If it were not for volunteers, our society...

National Lottery Bill (24 Apr 2006)

the Bishop of Sheffield: My Lords, I am reassured for now. I would not wish to press too far the comparison between Ministers of the Crown and the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt. None the less, one hopes for good memories and good briefings in future. I beg leave to withdraw the amendment.

National Lottery Bill (24 Apr 2006)

the Bishop of Sheffield: moved Amendment No. 5: Page 6, line 14, at end insert ", and (e) such other persons as he thinks appropriate.""

National Lottery Bill (24 Apr 2006)

the Bishop of Sheffield: My Lords, I am encouraged to bring back this simple amendment because of its sympathetic reception in Committee. It is simply a matter of incorporating into the Bill what is agreed by all to be good practice, in order that those most affected by any transfer of funding will know for certain that the consultation will take place. The need for such consultation, outlined by the right reverend...

Personal Debt (21 Oct 2003)

the Bishop of Sheffield: My Lords, I am grateful for this opportunity. My grandmother was a Lancashire mill worker and a lapsed Baptist. She had three categories of persons who were anathematised. In ascending order of anathematisation—if there is such a word—they were the divorced, Catholics and, finally and worst of all, those who were on something called the never-never. The never-never was a term that...

Russia (EUC Report) (16 May 2003)

the Bishop of Sheffield: My Lords, I begin by offering my thanks to all the staff and attendants here for helping me in my very early days. When I walked into this building I was afflicted by an attack of what I think is called "navigational dyslexia", a fancy way of saying "no sense of direction". Therefore, I am particularly grateful to staff and attendants. I am grateful, too, to Members of this House for the...


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