Committee Papers

Church Commissioners' Pastoral Committee and Church Buildings (Uses & Disposals) Committee Public Hearing Papers

Representation cases are decided on by the Committees. Copies of the Committee papers for these hearings can be found here using the links on the right sidebar to navigate to the appropriate Committee.

When and where are the meetings?

From 1 January 2016, not all Committee meetings  will be open to the public*. Details of the dates of Pastoral Committee and Church Buildings (Uses & Disposals) Committee meetings can be found on their pages. Please use the links on the right sidebar. We will let representors know which of these will be public.

The public hearings will normally be held in Church House, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AZ but the venue will be confirmed on the agenda (see the appropriate Committee page for a copy of the agenda).

How can I find out at what meeting a case will be considered?

If you commented on a draft Scheme or Order you will receive written notification of the meeting date and we will let you know if it going to be a public hearing. Details of the agenda can also be found on the Committee papers pages (see right sidebar).

Guidance on oral hearings

The framework within which decisions about whether or not to hold an oral hearing will be taken can be found on the right under 'Resources'.

If you have a general enquiry or comments about these web pages please contact the Closed Churches Division