Parliament related articles

  1. 27/03/2019

    COMMENT / The Bishop of St Albans together with Dame Caroline Spelman MP have welcomed changes made by parliament to allow for mothers' names to be included on marriage certificates.

  2. 27/04/2019

    COMMENT / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has today responded to the publication of the report from the House of Lords Rural Economy Committee.

  3. 11/01/2019

    STATEMENT / Bishop of Durham comments on changes to Universal Credit announced by Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd

  4. 24/07/2018

    NEWS / House of Lords passes Bill from Bishop of St Albans to end exclusions of mothers’ names from marriage certificates.

  5. 27/09/2019

    NEWS / The bishops of the Church of England have issued a call for respect on all sides amid growing acrimony over the debate on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

  6. 26/01/2018

    NEWS / A move to end the “historic injustice” of excluding mothers’ names from marriage certificates has passed its first parliamentary stage in a Private Member's Bill brought by the Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith.

  7. 05/09/2019

    NEWS / The Archbishop of Canterbury has led thanks to Dame Caroline Spelman for her service as Second Church Estates Commissioner

  8. 25/01/2019

    NEWS / Political leaders should draw on Christian hope and reconciliation to help steer the country through a time of divisions, according to a Synod motion tabled by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

  9. 24/05/2019

    NEWS / A statement following the announcement of Theresa May’s plans to stand down, from the Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt Rev David Urquhart, Convenor of the Lords Spiritual.

  10. 28/06/2019

    NEWS / Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons to be the next Bishop of Dover, Downing Street announces.