The hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 4th March 2021.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous The Second Church Estates Commissioner

While he is carrying out academic study and writing a book, the Archbishop will delegate some of his duties to the Archbishop of York and other bishops. Study leave is available to all clergy and bishops, and the Archbishop’s two immediate predecessors also both took study leave.