Tag: Report Stage

Where were the Bishops?

One of the questions being asked after last week’s vote in the Lords is “Where were the Bishops”? Dave Walker of the Cartoon Church / Church Times has one suggestion. Funny! The truth is even more entertaining. Only two Lords

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Lord Alli’s Amendment Passes

Thinking Anglicans have a number of links, the best of which are the reports from the Times, The House of Lords voted to lift the ban on civil partnership ceremonies in churches and other religious premises last night. Peers voted

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Commons Committee Discusses Clause 58

The Commons Committee examining the Coroners and Justice Bill has finally got round to discussing Clause 58. You can read their deliberations here, but for ease of perusal, I’ve copied and tidied them up below. I’ll comment on them tomorrow.

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Clause 58 – Commons Committee

Clause 58 of the 2009 Coroners and Justice Bill will go to committee next week, on the 3rd till the 5th of February. As yet there are no dates for the Report stage or the Lords first and second readings,

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