The Bishop of Southwark’s Maiden Speech

Welcare’s President, The Bishop of Southwark, The Right Revd Christopher Chessun, conducted his maiden speech in the House of Lords on Thursday 22nd January. The Bishop spoke about the impact of poverty on families and cited Welcare as a charity stepping in where local authorities are stretched. He urged the need for continuing support of charities like Welcare, to enable them to support families and children in times of increasing need but decreasing funds.

Skip to 16.15pm to watch Bishop Christpher’s speech

Transcript of The Bishop’s Maiden Speech – 22 Jan 15



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