Week in Westminster, 11th-15th June 2018

This week in the House of Lords bishops spoke and voted on UK citizenship fees, an amendment to the Government’s Civil Liability Bill and the membership of a Lords committee. They asked questions about crimes against humanity in Myanmar, and funding for women’s centres. In the House of Commons the Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a question on Seaham Parish Church.

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

Monday 11th June

The Second Church Estates Commissioner answered a written question on St. Mary the Virgin Church, Seaham.

The Bishop of Ely asked Government about funding for more women’s centres.


Tuesday 12th June

The Bishop of St Albans asked Government about crimes against minorities in Myanmar.


The Archbishop of York voted on an amendment to the Government’s Civil Liability Bill.


The Bishop of Peterborough voted on an appointment to the Lords International Relations Select Committee.


The Bishop of Derby spoke in a debate on a motion relating to the costs of UK citizenship, and voted on the motion.


Wednesday 13th June & Thursday 14th June

No contributions were made

Friday 15th June

The House of Lords did not sit.

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