Tag Archives: House of Lords

World Water Day – Water and Sanitation for All


Ahead of World Water Day this Thursday, the Rt Revd Peter Price, the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells, secured time in the House Lords last night for a short debate on the steps that are needed to enhance access … Continue reading

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Seeking a Compromise on the Armed Forces Bill


With the Conference season in full swing Parliament is enjoying the Autumn recess. This does not mean that the Parliamentary work stops – most of last week was taken up meeting with Peers of various political persuasions who are concerned … Continue reading

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Providing for the welfare of our veterans


Next week, on the eve of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the House of Lords will debate in Committee the Armed Forces Bill. The Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Revd Stephen Platten, the Church’s lead Bishop on defence and security, has over the … Continue reading

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