The Lord Bishop of Carlisle

The Lord Bishop of Carlisle's full title is The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Carlisle. His name is James William Scobie Newcome, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

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


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House membership

Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Adult Social Care Committee
19 January 2022 - Present


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Committee memberships

Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee
25 May 2016 - 5 April 2017