Orders of the Day — Church of England (National Assembly) (Measures)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 10th March 1944.

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Photo of Sir Richard Denman Sir Richard Denman , Leeds Central

Yes, there is an appeal to the Special Committee. Also, the amount of compensation will be stated in the reorganisation scheme. The scheme is subject to all sorts of examinations, all sorts of consents, including the approval of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, who have no direct interest in local controversies or anything of that kind. Subsequently, it is open to appeal to a Committee specially set up to deal with disputes under this Measure. Finally, if that is not enough, the scheme has to be laid before this House, and can be objected to by Prayer, if anybody chooses.