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Report of Freehold Ownership of Benefice Property (DOC-648.5KB)
Church Commissioners

The General Synod debated "Improving Clergy Conditions of Service" (GS 1173) in November 1995. In January 1996 the Clergy Conditions of Service Steering Group asked the Commissioners to set up a Staff Working Party to follow up, in consultation with dioceses, Provisional Conclusion 4 of GS 1173. This was that the responses to the Group's consultation provided no basis for fundamental change in the practice of the incumbent living in a house provided in his or her benefice but that the basis on which property is held should be further examined (bearing in mind the need to provide secure housing).

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Formation and assessment in curacy (DOC-75.5KB)
Church of England

Formation and assessment in curacy - the report made to and given general approval by the House of Bishops in May 2010