This week in the House of Lords the Bishop of London spoke about modern slavery, knife crime, funding for refugees, and rural services. The Bishop of Winchester received written answers to questions about the Apprenticeship Levy and post-16 and adult education. On Tuesday evening Parliament was prorogued in advance of the Queen’s Speech.
Monday 7th October
The Bishop of London, asked the Government how they might enact the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill.
The Bishop of Winchester received a written answer from Government regarding the Apprenticeship Levy.
Tuesday 8th October
The Bishop of Winchester received two written answers from the Government regarding post-16 and adult education.
The Bishop of London, spoke about the scientific advice around knife crime. She also raised the issue of funding for migrants and asylum seekers in a no-deal Brexit scenario, as well as speaking in a debate on the rural economy.
Parliament was prorogued, to return for the Queen’s Speech on 14th October.