House of Lords

A week in the House of Lords

In case anyone might be wondering what bishops do in the House of Lords, here’s a summary of my week. I was then "duty bishop" from 5-10 March 2017. We each do a couple of weeks of duty a year and then serve as we can in various ways. Our…
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Speech on Sustainable Development Goals

My Lords, May I from these benches warmly welcome the Sustainable Development Goals and the government’s commitment to them. Like others I was initially somewhat sceptical about a document which contains 17 goals and 169 targets.  These…