Bishop of Leeds, The Rt Revd Nicholas Baines

Bp Leeds June 2015

Political interests:

Europe, Foreign Policy, Media and Communications

Leads for the Lords Spiritual on Europe.

House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords in 2015 as Bishop of Leeds.

To view all of the Bishop’s recent speeches on this website click here

Biographical Details:

Year of Birth: 1957

Bradford University BA 1980
Linguist Specialist GCHQ 1980-1984
Trinity College Bristol BA 1987
Curate, Kendal (St Thomas)1987-1991
Curate, Leicester (holy Trinity w St John the Divine) 1991-1992
Vicar, Rothley (St Mary the Virgin and St John the Baptist) 1992-2000
Rural Dean, Goscote 1996-2000
Archdeacon of Lambeth (Bishop of Kingston) 2000-2003
Area Bishop of Croydon 2003-20011
Bishop of Bradford 2011-2014
Bishop of Leeds 2014- Present

Biography on UK Parliament website (includes Register of Interests)

Other interests:

Chair of the Sandford St Martin Trust 2007 – Present

Contact Details:


The Rt Revd Lord Bishop of Leeds
House of Lords


Hollin House,
Weetwood Avenue,
LS16 5NG


Senior PA: Lyndsay Horseman


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