This week the Archbishop of Canterbury led a debate in the House of Lords about shared national values and bishops spoke in debates on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, the UK’s future relationships with the EU and about online safety. Bishops also asked questions about benefit sanctions, supported housing, social rented housing, corporate governance and the relocation of Parliament. In the House of Commons the Second Church Estates Commissioner answered written questions about veterans, war memorials, the Bishop of London and the Dean of Peterborough.
The Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question about the Bishop of London.
Tuesday 29th November
The Bishop of Chester asked a question about the relocation of Parliament.
Wednesday 30th November
The Bishop of Newcastle asked Government to review the system of benefits sanctions.
The Second Church Estates Commissioner, answered two written questions about the work of the Church to support veterans and construct war memorials.
The Bishop of Chester took part in votes on the Government’s Policing and Crime Bill.
The Bishop of St Albans received a written answer regarding supported housing.
The Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question about church land in Peterborough.