Tag: Two Thirds

Moving Forward

Today as I was listening to the speeches at General Synod I had a dawning epiphany. It was simply this – we need to vote yes and we need to trust that we can make the Code of Practice work

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What’s Going to Happen at Synod – The Results!

Yes, the great survey that we had this week is over. A massive 55 of you participated in this ground-breaking exercise in harnessing the wisdom of the crowds (or summat). Here are the results. [poll id=”9″] Hmmmm… The forecast with

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Stats Watch! Number 2

Hot on the tails of our first entry, here’s number two, courtesy of the Campaign for Marriage. A new national poll, published today, shows that 70% don’t want marriage to be redefined. It shows that the Government is at odds with the

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Thoughts on Synod

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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What the Votes Mean

Simply put, Synod has agreed to let the drafting group move forward with shaping the legislation, subject to amendments and comment being suggested by Synod members. It will then come back to Synod, where a more substantial debate can then

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Maternity Unit Closures + A Dose of Hard Sums = You have got to be kidding me…

Today’s Telegraph is running a story (not yet on the web) that of the 21 Midwife-led Maternity units proposed for closure or already closed, only 4 are in Labour Constituencies. Of course, the opposition are crying "foul", but I thought

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