Week in Westminster, 21st May – 25th May 2018

This week in the House of Lords the Bishop of London was introduced  and took her seat on the Bishops’ Benches. Bishops also asked  questions about religious literacy in Government, the UK Shared Prosperity fund, and support for  hospitals and injured protesters in Gaza.

The Bishop of Oxford and Bishop of Worcester were on duty in the Lords throughout the week, reading prayers at the start of each sitting day.


Monday 21th May

The Bishop of Worcester asked a supplementary question about  religious literacy in Government, especially of Islam.


Tuesday 22 May

The Bishop of Portsmouth received answers to written questions about the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.


Wednesday 23 May

No contributions were made.


Thursday 24 May

The Bishop of London was introduced to the House of Lords.

The Bishop of Worcester asked a supplementary question about an Anglican-run hospital in Gaza.

The Bishop of Southwark received a written answer to a question about access to medical care in Gaza for those injured in recent protests.


Friday 25 May

No contributions were made. The House of Lords did not sit.