Lord Harries of Pentregarth

Richard Harries

Richard Harries

Party

Crossbench

Address as

Lord Harries

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2910
harriesr@parliament.uk

Biography

Lords career

First entered House of Lords as Bishop of Oxford 1993, Convener of Bench of Bishops 1998-2006

Councils, public bodies

General Ordination examiner in Christian Ethics 1972-76; Director, Post Ordination Training, Kensington Jurisdiction 1973-79; Member, Home Office Advisory Committee for reform of sexual offences law 1981-85; Chair, Southwark Ordination Course 1982-87; Vice-chair, Council for Arms Control 1982-87; Chair: Council of Christians and Jews 1992-2001, Board of Social Responsibility for Church of England 1996-2001; Member, Royal Commission on Reform of House of Lords 1999-2000; Visiting Professor, Liverpool Hope University College 2002; Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2002-08; Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority 2003-09

International bodies

Member, Anglican Consultative Council 1994-2003; Consultant, Anglican Peace and Justice Network 1984-94

Political interests

Overseas aid and development, poverty, business ethics, arts, use of armed force, bioethics, the Dalits

Countries of interest

Georgia, West Papua

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Harries of Pentregarth, of Ceinewydd in the County of Dyfed 2006

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Gresham Professor of Divinity, Gresham College, Barnard's Inn, Holborn

Income from books, lectures, broadcasts and articles

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Multi-Faith School Trust

Trustee, Woolf Institute, Cambridge