Week in Westminster, 4th-8th November 2019

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This week in the House of Lords the Archbishop of Canterbury asked the Government about pressure on universities over antisemitism on campus. The Bishop of St Albans received answers from the Government regarding the welfare of Rohingya and Chin people in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The Bishop of Peterborough cited good examples of sustainable development and also paid tribute to one of the longest serving members of House of Lords staff. The Bishop of Durham asked about asylum and migration funding guarantees. The Second Church Estates Commissioner, Dame Caroline Spelman, answered a written question about theft from churches. 

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The Bishop of Peterborough was on duty in the House of Lords

 


 

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The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke in a debate about anti-Semitism on campus.

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The Bishop of St Albans received written answers from the Government, in reply to two questions about persecuted people in Myanmar.

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The Bishop of Peterborough spoke in a debate on sustaining natural resources and other national models we can learn from.

 


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Dame Caroline Spelman, the Second Church Estates Commissioner, answered a written question about trends in property theft.

St Albans 2The Bishop of St Albans received a written answer from the Government about the living conditions of the Rohingya people in Bangladesh.

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The Bishop of Durham received a written answer from the Government, in reply to his question about EU-related immigration funding.

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The Bishop of Peterborough paid tribute to a Principle Doorkeeper who is retiring after 25 years of service.

 

 


Wednesday 6th November

Parliament was dissolved for the General Election of December 12th.