The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.
24 May 2018
The first woman to sit as a bishop in Britain’s parliament has taken her seat. Bishops have played a formal part in Britain’s parliament since before the origins of democracy in the country. Initially as advisors to the Monarch, Anglican bishops now occupy 26 seats in the upper house of Parliament, the House of Lords.
26 October 2015
In his Maiden speech, the Bishop of Chelmsford said "Good religious education has been shown to be one of the best ways of countering religious extremism”
10 June 2014
The Bishop of Ripon & Leeds John Packer who retired from the House of Lords on Friday says in a Church of England interview published today that campaigning on Welfare Reform must continue.
28 January 2014
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered the following speech in the House of Lords on the situation in Syria
30 August 2013
In his final appearance in the House of Lords as Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams leads a debate about the place and contribution of older people in society.
17 December 2012