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The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, the Lord Bishop of Salisbury, made his maiden speech as a Lord Spiritual on 2 June My Lords, thank you for the warmth of your welcome and for the practical help and support given me, as to every new member, by the excellent officers and staff of this House. Bishop Nicholas spoke in a House of Lords debate on intergenerational justice on 26 October My Lords, I too think this is one of the key issues facing our society, so I am grateful for this debate. The Bishop of Salisbury is the ordinary of the Church of England's Diocese of Salisbury in the Province of diocese covers much of the counties of Wiltshire and see is in the City of Salisbury where the bishop's seat is located at the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin current bishop is Nick Holtam, the 78th Bishop of Salisbury, who was consecrated at St Ecclesiastical province: Canterbury. Bishops in the House of Lords. The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the Bishops of London, Durham and Winchester always have seats in the House of Lords. Twenty-one of the remaining Diocesan Bishops also sit in the Upper House, and they normally do so .
The official proceedings of the House cannot begin until prayers have been read. Attendance in the House to read prayers and attend to the legislative business of that day is determined by the Lords Spiritual on a rota basis, with each bishop being . The Lords Spiritual of the United Kingdom are the 26 bishops of the established Church of England who serve in the House of Lords, not counting bishops who sit by right of a Church of Scotland, which is Presbyterian, and the Anglican churches in Wales and Northern Ireland, which are no longer established churches, are not Lords Spiritual are distinct from the Lords. Political interests: Mental health, disability, schools, farming Leads for the Lords Spiritual on education. House of Lords Activity: Entered House of Lords in as Bishop of Ely. To view all of the Bishop’s recent speeches on this website click here Biographical Details: Year of Birth: Collingwood College Durham BA Associate of Kings. As senior members of the Church of England, which is the established church, some bishops are entitled to sit in the House of Lords. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York, the Bishops of London, Durham and Winchester and 21 other bishops in order of seniority together form the Lords .
The Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Revd Nicholas Holtam, took his seat in the House of Lords in London yesterday, as one of 26 Bishops who sit as Lords Spiritual. Bishop Nicholas said, “To sit as a Lord Spiritual in the House is a serious piece of public work, which we undertake on behalf of the whole community, not just those who are Christians or Church of England. THE Bishop of Salisbury, Right Revd Nicholas Holtam, has taken up his seat in the House of Lords as one of the 26 Lords Spiritual. It has been a three-and-ahalf- year wait for Right Rev Holtam, as positions to the House of Lords are chosen by seniority amongst diocesan bishops – except for the Canterbury, York, Durham, London and Winchester posts, whose bishops are summoned automatically. : The Bishop of Salisbury's Proper Defence: From a Speech Cry'd About the Streets in His Name and Said to Have Been Spoken by Him in the House of Lords, Occasional Conformity (Classic Reprint) (): Leslie, Charles: Books. Speech in the House of Lords, May (xiv) The debate on Parliament and the Legislative Process in the p. 67 House of Lords, 6th June (xv) The Joint .