The Lord Bishop of Wakefield

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield's full title is The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Wakefield. His name is Stephen George Platten, and he has retired from the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of The Lord Bishop of Wakefield, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

21 May 2009 - 20 April 2014

House membership

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield
21 May 2009 - 20 April 2014