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Ecclesiastical Committee consider two draft Measures

13 November 2015

The Ecclesiastical Committee will consider the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure and the Diocesan Stipends Funds (Amendment) Measure.

Witnesses

Tuesday 17 November , Committee Room 3, Westminster Palace

The proceedings of the meeting, shortly after 3.30pm, will be as follows:

  • Consideration of the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure with representatives of the General Synod [public]
  • Consideration of Diocesan Stipends Funds (Amendment) Measure with representatives of the General Synod [public]
  • Deliberation [private]

The following representatives of the General Synod will assist the Committee:

  • The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Lord Bishop of Durham (Lead Bishop for Safeguarding; Chair of the Revision Committee for the Measure)
  • The Venerable Annette Cooper, Archdeacon of Colchester (Member of the Revision Committee for the Measure)
  • Geoffrey Tattersall QC (Chair of the Steering Committee for the Measure)
  • William Fittall (Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council)
  • Adrian Iles (Designated Officer under the Clergy Discipline Measure; Legal Adviser for the Measure)
  • John Booth (Chair of the Steering Committee for the Measure)
  • William Fittall (Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council)
  • Saira Salimi (Deputy Official Solicitor to the Church Commissioners; Legal Adviser for the Measure)

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