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Women bishops steering committee holds first meeting

Friday 6th September 2013

Discussions in Coventry were 'serious, honest and constructive'

The women bishops steering committee, set up after the General Synod debate in July, met for the first time this week. 

The committee considered a first draft of a measure, and amending canon as requested by Synod, over two days of discussions in Coventry which concluded today. 

It also looked at the possible shape of a declaration from the House of Bishops, as well as a mandatory grievance procedure. 

The discussions were "serious, honest and constructive", a spokesperson for the group said. 

The committee is due to meet again on 11th and 12th October 2013. 



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