Bishop of Wakefield

Stephen Platten

Stephen Platten



Address as


Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Lords career

Entered House of Lords 2009

Councils, public bodies

Chair, Society for Study of Christian Ethics 1983-89; Governor, Anglican Centre, Rome 1990-; Anglican secretary, Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission 1990-95; Chair, Liturgical Commission 2005-; Member: Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England, Faith and Order Commission

Political interests

Defence and foreign affairs,higher education, agriculture and rural affairs

Countries of interest

Australia, Georgia, Germany, Sweden, Tanzania

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Director, Hymns Ancient & Modern Limited

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of episcopal stipend

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Trustee, Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Media Standards Trust

Chair of Governors, Anglican Centre in Rome