Bishop of London, Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres

London

Political Interests:

Leads for the Lords Spiritual on culture/heritage, environment and climate change.

House of Lords Activity:

Introduced to the House of Lords 22nd January 1996 as the Bishop of London.

Recent parliamentary contributions (on this website).

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

All Party Group Membership:

Agro-Eccology

British Museum

Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1947

Trinity College, Cambridge: BA 1968; MA 1973; BD 1983; Hon Dlitt 1998; Hon DD 1999
Ripon College, Cuddesdon: 1969-1972
Lincoln Theological College: 1972
Deacon: 1973
Priest: 1974
Assistant curate, St Andrew’s, Bedford: 1973-1975
Chaplain to Rt Rev Robert Runcie (as Bishop of St Albans): 1975-1980
Archbishop of Canterbury’s Chaplain at Lambeth and Canterbury: 1980-84
St Stephen’s Rochester Row, Diocese of London: Priest in charge, 1984-85; Vicar: 1986-1992; Director of Ordinands for the Central Area; Gresham Professor of Divinity
Bishop of Stepney: 1992 – 1995
Bishop of London: 1995 –

Biography on UK Parliament website (including Register of Interests)

Contact:

Lords:
The Rt Revd and the Rt Hon Bishop of London KCVO
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW

Diocese:
The Old Deanery
Dean’s Court
London
EC4V 5AA
bishop@londin.clara.co.uk
020 7248 6233

Press enquiries to Luther Pendragon:
020 7618 9106
dioceseoflondon@luther.co.uk

More information about the Bishop and his ministry can be found on the London Diocese website.