Bishop of Newcastle, Rt Revd Christine Hardman

 Newcastle 2

Political interests:

Business and Economy

 House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords 2016 as the Bishop of Newcastle

Speeches, questions and votes here.

Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1951

London University BSc(Econ): 1973
St Albans Ministerial Training Scheme: 1981
Deaconess (full-time), Markyate St, St Albans: 1984-1988
Parish Deacon, Markyate St, St Albans: 1987-1988
Tutor St Albans Ministerial Training Scheme: 1988-1991
Course Director of St Albans Ministerial Training Scheme: 1991-1996
Curate, Markyate St, St Albans:1994-1996
Vicar, Holy Trinity, Stevenage: 1996–2001
Rural Dean, Stevenage: 1999–2001
Archdeacon of Lewisham: 2001–2008
Archdeacon of Lewisham and Greenwich: 2008–2012
Non-stipendiary minister, Southwark Cathedral: 2012–2015
Bishop of Newcastle: 2015 –

Biography on UK Parliament website (including Register of Interests)


The Rt Revd Lord Bishop of Newcastle
House of Lords

The Bishop’s House
29 Moor Road South
Newcastle upon Tyne

More information about the bishop and her ministry can be found on the Newcastle Diocese website.