The Lord Bishop of Coventry

The Lord Bishop of Coventry is a Bishop who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 January 2013. His full title is The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Coventry, and his given name is Christopher John Cocksworth.


Find out about the experience of The Lord Bishop of Coventry outside of Parliament.

Non political

Ridley Hall, Cambridge
2001 - 2008
Southern Theological Education & Training Scheme
1996 - 2001
Royal Holloway & Bedford New College, University of London
1992 - 1996
Christ Church, Epsom, Diocese of Guildford
Assistant Curate
1988 - 1992
King Edward's School, Witley
Teacher of Religious Studies, Economics and History; House Tutor
1981 - 1984

Public life

Inter Religious Platform for Article 18
2015 -
Coventry 2020 Educational Trust
Chair of Trustees
2008 -
Frauenkirche Foundation, Dresden
2008 -
Dudley Lodge Family Assessment Centre, Coventry
2008 -
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Member of the Consultative Council
2008 -