Bishop of Lincoln appointed to Lords Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities

On 17th May 2018 the House of Lords approved a motion to create a Committee to meet for a year, to consider the regeneration of seaside towns and communities. The Bishop of Lincoln, Rt Revd Christopher Lowson, was appointed as one of the Members of the Committee:

From the Hansard record of the Lords proceeding:

The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall) moved: That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the regeneration of seaside towns and communities, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

Bassam of Brighton, L. (Chairman) Cashman, L., Grade of Yarmouth, L., Knight of Weymouth, L., Lincoln, Bp., Lucas, L., McNally, L., Mawson, L., Shutt of Greetland, L., Smith of Hindhead, L., Valentine, B., Whitaker, B., Wyld, B.

  • That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;
  • That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
  • That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;
  • That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;
  • That the Committee do report by 31 March 2019;
  • That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House
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