Bishop of St Albans

Bishop of St Albans

Full title

The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of St Albans

Name

Alan Smith

Party/group

Bishops

Joined the Lords

3 October 2013

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
contactholmember@parliament.uk

External/Private Office

Abbey Gate House, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Herts, AL3 4HD
Tel: 01727 853 305
bishop@stalbans.anglican.org

Biography

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Diocesan Bishop St Albans 2009-
Area Bishop Shrewsbury 2001-09
Archdeacon Stoke-on-Trent 1997-01
Diocesan Missioner Team Vicar Diocese of Lichfield Walsall St Matthew 1990-97
Chaplain Lee Abbey 1984-90
Assistant Curate Pudsey SS Lawrence & St Paul 1982-84

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member General Synod 2009-
Joint Chair Anglican Methodist Working Party on the Ecclesiology of the Emerging Expression of Church 2009-11
Member Shropshire Strategic Partnership 2006-09
Member The Rural Bishops' Panel 2006-09
Member General Synod 1999-01

Member's focus

Policy
Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
Education
Energy and environment
UK
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, West Midlands
World
Belize, Carribbean, Guyana, Italy and Sweden

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • In receipt of episcopal stipend
  • 5: Land and property

    • Residential property in Bradford-on-Avon, from which rental income is received
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Governor, Haileybury School
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Hockerill Educational Trust