Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway

14.10.16 Bishop of Ely 1

Political interests:

Mental health, disability, schools, farming

Leads for the Lords Spiritual on education.

House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords in 2014 as Bishop of Ely.

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Biographical Details:

Year of Birth: 1957

Keble College, Oxford: BA 1980; CertEd 1981; MA 1984
Westcott House, Cambridge 1983
Selwyn College, Cambridge BA 1985
Assistant Curate, Heworth St Mary, Durham 1986 – 1989
Director of Ordinands, Hon C, Durham 1990 – 1994
Priest in Charge, Cockerton St Mary, Durham 1994 – 1996
Incumbent, Cockerton St Mary, Durham 1996 – 1998
Bishop’s Senior Chaplain and Diocesan Director of Communications, Durham 1998 – 2002
Archdeacon, Durham 2002 – 2006
Bishop of Ramsbury: 2006 – 2010
Bishop of Ely: 2010 –

Biography on UK Parliament website (includes Register of Interests)

Other interests:

Lead Church of England Bishop for Education. Chair of the Church of England’s national Board of Education and the National Society Council.

Contact Details:


The Rt Revd Lord Bishop of Ely
House of Lords


The Bishop’s House

Telephone: 01353 662749


Twitter: @Bishop_S_Conway

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