So the Manchester motion on Women Bishops failed to garner support, instead a motion was passed that pretty much asked the House of Bishops to look at the legislation before the summer session, but not to do anything substantial with …

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Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have released the text of their amendment on Women Bishops due to be presented to Synod next week. The amendment reads as follows: Draft amendments to omit reference to delegation Co-ordinate Jurisdiction Clause 2 1. …

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There is an official response from the Church of England to Lord Alli’s amendment on Civil Partnerships. Nothing that hasn’t been said before. Key points regarding Lord Alli’s amendment to the Equality Bill: the legislation has not yet completed its …

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Just a brief update on the progress of the 2009 Coroners and Justice Bill, which includes the controversial Clause 58. The Public Bill Committee sat for the first of its two sessions yesterday. You can read the proceedings here and …

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