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Bishop of Carlisle to take seat in House of Lords
2:03pm Wednesday 16th October 2013 in News
THE Bishop of Carlisle is set to take a seat in the House of Lords following a special ceremony.
The Rt Rev James Newcome will be formally introduced into the second chamber of Parliament on October 23.
He will be one of 26 archbishops and bishops, with the title Lords Spiritual, who sit in the House.
Bishop James said: “I’m very excited by the prospect. “The House of Lords is a fascinating place with a lot of very interesting and very well-qualified people who lead superb debates.”
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