Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler

Rt Rev Tom Butler Lords

Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler

The Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler retired as Bishop of Southwark in February 2010.

Areas of Political Interest:
Science, technology, education, development

House of Lords Activity:

Lord Spiritual, 1996-2010

All Party Parliamentary Group Membership:


Biographical details (up to 2010):

Year of birth, 1940

Leeds University: BSc1961; MSc 1962; PhD 1972
College of Resurrection, Mirfield: 1962
Deacon: 1964
Priest: 1965
Assistant curate, St Augustine, Wisbech: 1964-1966
Assistant curate, St Saviour, Folkstone: 1966-1967
Lecturer, University of Zambia: 1968-1973
Chaplain, University of Kent: 1973-1980
Archdeacon of Northolt: 1980-1985
Bishop of Willesden: 1985-1991
Bishop of Leicester: 1991-1998
Bishop of Southwark: 1998-2010