Bishop of Coventry joins House of Lords: The Church of England Newspaper, January 17, 2013 January 24, 2013Posted by geoconger in Church of England, Church of England Newspaper, House of Lords.
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The Bishop of Coventry, the Rt. Rev. Christopher Cocksworth joined the House of Lords this week. On 15 January 2013 Dr. Cocksworth was introduced to the upper house by the Bishops of Birmingham and Exeter and becomes one of the 26 Lords Spiritual.
In a statement, Dr. Cocksworth said: “I greatly look forward to fulfilling the responsibilities of a member of the House of Lords and although my concern will be the good of the whole of society, I hope my contribution to the Lords will be of special value to the life of Coventry and Warwickshire.”