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Bishop of Gloucester to become first female bishop in House of Lords

Bishop Treweek became the first female Bishop in July. Credit: ITV News

The Bishop of Gloucester will become the first female Bishop to take a seat in the House of Lords.

A formal ceremony will be held today to introduce Rachel Treweek to parliament. She will be supported by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Bishop Treweek became the first female Bishop in July.