Leads for the Lords Spiritual on welfare reform.
Other interests: The north-east, foreign affairs, children & young people/ families, immigration & refugees, international development.
Entered House of Lords, 2014 as Bishop of Durham.
Committees and All Party Groups
Officer, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Families in the Early Years, 2017 –
Co-chair, All Party Parliamentary Group for Parents and Families, 2015-16
Nottingham University BA 1977
Wycliffe Hall Oxford BA 1982
Deacon 1983, Priest 1984
Curate All Saints Wandsworth 1983-1987
Inner London Scripture Union 1987-1992
NSM St Paul’s Eeast Ham Chelmsford 1987-1994
St Mary w St Stephen’s Walthamstow 1994 -1997
St Luke’s Walthamstow 1994 -1997
Archdeacon Waltham Forest 2000-2004
Suffrigan Bishop Southampton Winchester 2004 – 2009
Bishop Southwell and Nottingham 2009 – 2014
Bishop of Durham 2014-
The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW
More information about the bishop and his ministry can be found at the Diocese of Durham website.