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

Another fact about these cases that impressed us every time we examined them was that it was impossible to talk of an ordinary, average case, because each case is likely to differ very markedly from the rest. In most cases an incumbent is likely to go straight into a reconstructed benefice in a reorganisation area. Very possibly that benefice will have an increased income. It may be a less income. If it is a less income he will be entitled to claim compensation.