Once a month the Second Church Estates Commissioner takes
questions on the floor of the House of Commons.
Traditionally this has focussed on the finances, investments and
work of the Commissioners. In recent years the scope of question
time has been widened to include other issues relating to the
The oral question time slot is 15 minutes and it is shared with
the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission and the Public
Questions (both oral and written) to the Second Church Estates
Commissioner in this Parliamentary session (2013-14) can be seen
below, ordered by category:
Credit Unions [4 July 2013]
Financial Performance [4 July 2013]
Church Commissioners [16 May 2013]
Minerals: Church of England [13 May 2013]
Church Attendance [16 May 2013]
Church of England [16 May 2013]
Association of English Cathedrals [4 July 2013]
Bats in Churches [4 July
Closed Churches (Alternative Use) [4 July 2013]
Association of English Cathedrals [4
Church Closures [4 July
Religious Buildings: Fees and
Charges [4 July 2013]
Habitats Directive (Bats and Churches) [Westminster Hall] [25
Redundant Churches [24 June 2013]
Church Bells [16 May 2013]
Education and Church Schools
Pastoral Care [4 July
English Baccalaureate [16 May 2013]
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill [21 May 2013]
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill [20 May 2013]
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) (No. 2) [20 May
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill [16 May 2013]
Religious Freedom [16 May 2013]
First World War Commemoration [Westminster Hall] [11June
World War I: Anniversaries [2 July 2013]
Kettering Street Pastors [4
Archived Questions can be found in the tab in the side bar
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