Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Tim Dakin

 Bishop of Winchester

Political Interests:

Rural and agricultural issues, Africa, Communities & Local Gov’t (faith communities)

Leads for the Lords Spiritual on Higher and Further Education.


Parliamentary Activity:

Entered House of Lords, March 2012 as Bishop of Winchester

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

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

Biographical Details:

Born 1958
Theology: University College of Saint Mark and St John, Plymouth 1986
Masters in Theology at King’s College London 1987
Research at Christ Church, Oxford
Principal of Carlile College, Kenya 1993-2000
Curacy at Nairobi Cathedral 1994-2000
General Secretary of the Church Mission Society 2009
Priest in the Parish of Ruscombe and Twyford 2000
Member of the General Synod from the Oxford Diocese
Honorary Canon Theologian of Coventry Cathedral 2001
Bishop of Winchester 2011 –

Biography on UK Parliament website (includes Register of Interests)

Other Interests

Mission, Theology

Contact details:

Rt Revd Bishop of Winchester
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW


Rt Revd Bishop of Winchester
SO23 9ND

Miss Joyce Cockell
Bishop’s Secretary
01962 854050

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


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