Church of England Week in Westminster, 31st October – 4th November

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

Westminster-abbeyThis week bishops in the House of Lords asked questions about educational support for disabled young people, spoke on the challenges facing universities of EU withdrawal and took part in votes on the Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill. In the House of Commons the Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question on church land in Peterborough.

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

 

Monday 31st October

Ely 2The Bishop of Ely received a written answer to a question on educational support for disabled young people.

The Bishops of Chester and Truro took part in a vote on an amendment to the Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill.


Caroline SpelmanTuesday 1st November

The Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question about Church land in Peterborough.

 


Bishop of Truro 20.6.13Wednesday 2nd November

The Bishop of Truro took part in a vote on an amendment to the Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill.


Thursdayportsmouth241016 3rd November

The Bishop of Portsmouth spoke in a debate on the challenges to universities of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.