Defence; family & community.
Leads for the Lords Spiritual on health & social care/ medical ethics
Activity in the House of Lords
Entered the House of Lords in 2013 as Bishop of Carlisle.
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Trinity College Oxford BA – 1974, MA 1978
Ridley Hall Cambridge – 1975
Selwyn College Cambridge BA -1977 MA81
Curate, Leavesden St Albans 1978-1982;
Tutor, Ridley Hall Cam 1983 – 1988;
Priest in charge, Bar Hill Ely – 1982 – 1992;
Priest in charge, Dry Drayton Ely 1989 – 1994;
Vicar, Bar Hill 1992 – 1994;
Rural Dean, North Stowe 93-94;
Canon Residentiary Chester Cathedral and Diocesan Director of Ordinands, 1994 – 2002;
Director of Education and Training, 1996 – 2002;
Suffragan Bishop of Penrith 2002-09;
Bishop of Carlisle, 2009 –
The Rt Revd James Newcome
House of Lords
More information about the bishop and his ministry can be found on the Diocese of Carlisle website.