Week in Westminster, 25th-29th June 2018

This week in the House of Lords the Bishop of London made her first speech during a debate on disability, and the Bishop of St Albans’s Marriage Registration Bill passed its next parliamentary stage. Bishops also spoke about conflict in Nigeria, and asked questions about private finance for prisons, terrorism, and the apprenticeship levy.

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

Monday 25th June

The Bishop of Peterborough asked a question about the Apprenticeship Levy.

Tuesday 26th June

No contributions were made.

Wednesday 27th June

The Archbishop of York asked a question about terrorism, and responded to a Government statement about private finance for prisons.

Thursday 28th June

The Bishop of London made her first speech, during a debate on disability.

The Bishop of Coventry spoke during a debate on conflict in Nigeria.


Friday 29th June

The Bishop of St. Albans took his Registration of Marriage Bill through its Committee stage in the Lords, passing a number of amendments to the Bill. He also received a written answer on Forestry Commission land.