Church of England Week in Westminster, 12th-16th September 2016

Welcome to the Church of England’s weekly round-up of activity in Parliament.

Westminster

This week bishops in the House of Lords asked questions on troubled families, pensions, the impact of Brexit on farming, vetting of prison chaplains, and aid to Burundi and to Rwanda. 

 

Entrance to New Robing RoomThe Bishop of St Albans was on duty throughout the week, leading prayers in the Lords Chamber at the start of each sitting day.


 

Monday 12th September

The Bishop of St Albans asked a question on the Government’s Troubled Families Programme.



Tuesday 13th September

The Bishop of St Albans asked a question on the pension deficits of FTSE100 companies.

Wednesday 14th September

The Bishop of St Albans asked a question on the effect of Brexit on farming and food imports.


St Albans 2Thursday 15th September

The Bishop of St Albans asked a question about home building and land banking.

The Bishop of Rochester asked a question about the vetting of prison chaplains.


Friday 16th September

The Bishop of Durham asked questions on aid to Burundi and to Rwanda.