The Bishop of Winchester was on duty throughout the week and read prayers at the start of each sitting day.
Monday 20th May
The Bishop of Winchester asked Government about Further Education funding, and responded to a Government statement on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He also voted on a regret motion to the Government’s Rehabilitation of Offenders Order.
Tuesday 21st May
The Bishop of Winchester spoke about the importance of education, religion and voluntary agencies in UK foreign policy.
Wednesday 22nd May
The Bishop of Winchester asked how Government will be held to account on its clean air strategy.
Thursday 23rd May
The Bishop of Winchester asked Government if Ministers will meet those concerned about change to law on assisted suicide.
The Bishop of Ely asked Government about gaming addiction among young people.
The Bishop of Coventry received three written answers from Government to questions he had asked on (i) children in Iraq, (ii) terrorism in Sri Lanka and (iii) religious freedom in Pakistan.
Friday 24th May
The Bishop of St Albans received a written answer to a question on tobacco and gambling display advertising.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Birmingham responded to the Prime Minister’s statement about her resignation.