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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 5th November 2001.

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Photo of Stuart Bell Stuart Bell Second Church Estates Commissioner 2:30 pm, 5th November 2001

Whether the Government should help the minster at York is, of course, a matter for the Government and not for the Second Church Estates Commissioner. However, the Parochial Registers and Records Measure 1978 places on individual parishes a duty to ensure that registers and records are not kept in places where there is at least a risk of damage from flooding.