The Right Reverend Dr. Christopher Cocksworth will become a member of the House of Lords.
The Bishop of Coventry will be introduced to the Upper House on Tuesday by the Bishop of Birmingham and the Bishop of Exeter. He will join 25 other Anglican bishops in the House of Lords.
In a statement, the Bishop said: "I greatly look forward to fulfilling the responsibilities of a member of the House of Lords and although my concern will be the good of the whole of society, I hope my contribution to the Lords will be of special value to the life of Coventry and Warwickshire."
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