Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill

14.03.27 Bishop of Lichfield

Political interests:

Criminal justice; Europe

House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords in 2009 as the Bishop of Lichfield. Retired in September 2015.

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

Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1949.

Keele University: BA 1972; Honorary Doctorate, 2007
Trinity College, Bristol: 1972
Bristol University: MA 1975
Deacon: 1975
Priest: 1976
Curate, Marple All Saints, Chester: 1975-1978
Curate, Folkestone Holy Trinity Christ Church, Canterbury: 1978-1983
Vicar, Canterbury St Mary Bredin: 1983-1996
Tutor, Canterbury School of Min.: 1983-1996
Rural Dean, Canterbury: 1988-1994
Honorary Canon, Canterbury Cathedral: 1992-1996
Suffragan Bishop, Southampton, Winchester: 1996-2003
Bishop of Lichfield: 2003 –

More information about the bishop and his ministry can be found on the Diocese of Lichfield website.