Week in Westminster, 26th February – 2nd March 2018

This week in the House of Lords bishops spoke in a debate on facial recognition technology and asked questions about disabled access, minimum unit pricing for alcohol, immigration detention, support for students with learning disabilities, and free school meals for children in poverty.

The Bishop of Salisbury was on duty in the Lords throughout the week, reading prayers at the start of each sitting day.


Monday 26th February

The Bishop of Durham asked about free school meals for children in poverty.


Tuesday 27th February

The Bishop of St Albans asked about support for students with learning difficulties.

The Bishop of Salisbury asked about immigration detention centres.


 

Wednesday 28th February

The Bishop of Southwark asked about minimum unit pricing of alcohol.

The Bishop of Salisbury asked about disabled access.


Thursday 1st March

The Bishop of St Albans took part in a debate about the use of facial recognition technology.


 

Friday 2nd March

Parliament did not sit.