The Bishop of Leeds was on duty in the Lords throughout the week, reading prayers at the start of each sitting day.
Monday 18th December
The Bishop of Leeds highlighted the importance of the creative economy to post-Brexit trade and also responded to a Government Statement on the EU Council, highlighting Russian foreign policy
The Bishop of Birmingham spoke in a debate about support for those facing financial exclusion
Tuesday 19th December
The Bishop of St Albans asked a question about the support available for Local Authorities to help those who are homeless. He also received a written answer about a Christian convert and missionary imprisoned in Iran.
The Bishop of Winchester asked about advice given to energy customers who wish to switch providers
The Bishop of Birmingham spoke in a debate about proposals to reduce size of House of Lords
The Second Church Estates Commissioner asked a question during Department of Health Questions about the Patterson Inquiry.
Wednesday 20th December
The Bishop of Leeds asked Government about the funding of anti-democratic Islamist forces in Syria
Thursday 21st December
The Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question about Church Commissioner questions in the 2017-18 session.