Tags: Lords Reform
Posted: Tue, 21 Feb 2017
The National Secular Society has recommended the removal of the Bishops' Bench to a parliamentary inquiry into how to reduce the size of the bloated House of Lords.
Government praises “spiritual insight” of bishops in response to petition calling for their removal from the Lords
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2016
The Government has said that changes to the Lords are "important" but that the position of the bishops in the Upper House is not a "priority", in response to a petition calling for the removal of 26 bishops from the House of Lords.
Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2012
Church of England Bishops will retain reserved seats in the House of Lords according to proposals published today by the Deputy Prime Minister.