The Most Revd and Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu


Political Interests:

Crime, civil law, justice and rights, community and family, immigration and asylum, young people, living wage, rural affairs.

House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords as Archbishop of York, 2005. Retired June 2020.

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Full list of speeches & questions (from UK Parliament webpages):

Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1949

Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda: L.L.B. 1971.
Selwyn College, Cambridge: B.A. 1976; M.A. 1979; Ph.D. 1984
Ridley Hall, Cambridge: Deacon, 1979; Priest, 1979
Chaplain, HM Remand Centre, Latchmere House: 1979-1982
Assistant Curate, Ham St Andrew, Diocese of Southwark: 1979-1982
Assistant Curate, Herne Hill St Paul, Diocese of Southwark: 1982-1983
Priest-in-Charge, Tulse Hill Holy Trinity, Diocese of Southwark: 1983-1984
Vicar, Upper Tulse Hill St Matthias, Diocese of Southwark: 1983-1984
Vicar, Tulse Hill Holy Trinity and St Matthias, Diocese of Southwark: 1985-1996
Priest-in-Charge, Brixton Hill St Saviour, Diocese of Southwark: 1987-1989
Honorary Canon, Southwark Cathedral: 1993-1996
Area Bishop, Stepney, Diocese of London: 1996-2002
Bishop of Birmingham: 2002-2005
Archbishop of York: 2005 -2020

Biography on UK Parliament website (including register of interests)

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