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. 13/01/2021

    Bishop of Durham, the Church of England’s Lead Bishop for Children and Families, supports moves in the House of Lords today to protect children in undercover operations by police and other authorities.

  4. 11/01/2019

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

  5. 24/07/2018

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 05/09/2019

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

  9. 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.

  10. 22/03/2021

    The Bishop of St Albans, Alan Smith, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, and the Bishop of Kensington, Graham Tomlin, voice regret at the vote in the Commons  removing an amendment to the Fire Safety Bill to protect leaseholders from the cost of replacing dangerous cladding.