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Benefice Glebe

Church Commissioners written question – answered on 19th November 2001.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, when a list of landholdings specified in the legislation transferring parish glebe land to the Church of England dioceses was (a) compiled and (b) published; and where a copy can be viewed.

Photo of Stuart Bell Stuart Bell Second Church Estates Commissioner

The obligation to produce lists of benefice glebe was fulfilled by all dioceses by 31 July 1978. They were not published as there was no legal requirement to do so. The hon. Gentleman is welcome to inspect the Commissioners' copies at their offices.

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