On 7th May, the Rt Revd Christopher Cocksworth, Bishop of Coventry, took part in a division during the ‘ping-pong’ stage of the Government’s Care Bill.
Independent Social Democrat Peer Lord Owen moved Amendments 45E and 45F, which sought to introduce an independent Oversight Panel to advise the Secretary of State on matters relating to health and adult social care.
There were Contents: 165 / Not Contents: 259. Result: Government Win
The Bishop of Coventry voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content’.