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.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for The Lord Bishop of Coventry.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Canterbury Press and SPCK Publishing, royalties; currently not exceeding £500 per annum but subject to possible change in future
In receipt of episcopal stipend

Category 5: Land and property

Residential holdings in Egham, Surrey owned jointly with wife, from which rental income is received

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chair, Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission
Chair, Coordinating Group for Episcopal Teaching Document on Marriage and Sexuality (Living in Love and Faith)
Chairman of the Members, St. Gabriel’s CofE Academy (Houlton)
Court Member, University of Leicester
Member, Arden Forest CofE Academy
Member, Blue Coat CofE Academy
Member, Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved
Member, Diocese of Coventry Multi-Academy Trust
Member, Henley-in-Arden CofE Academy
Member, House of Bishops' Standing Committee

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

Chair, Inter Religious Platform for Article 18
Member, Board of Reference, Christian Solidarity Worldwide

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair of Trustees, Coventry 2020 Education Trust
Co-President, Heart of England Community Foundation
Episcopal Visitor, Church Mission Society
Episcopal Visitor, Community of St Aidan and Hilda
Member, Consultative Council, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Member, Society for the Study of Theology
Member, Society of Liturgical Study
President, Coventry and Warwickshire YMCA
President, Dudley Lodge Family Assessment Centre & St. Faith’s Shelter, Coventry
President, Friends of Coventry Cathedral
President, Saints Project Trust
Trustee, Frauenkirche Foundation (Dresden)
Trustee, St Peter's Saltley Trust
Vice Chair, Warwickshire County Cricket Club
Vice President, Dugdale Society
Vice President, Medical & Life Sciences Research Fund