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[20 Mar 2017]
Baldry makes speech to European Union of Women branch

As one of those who was very much involved in the 1975 Referendum campaign when Britain voted overwhelmingly “yes” to joining the European Union, I think it is worth spending just a little while to reflect why it was in the referendum that Britain voted to leave the European Union.

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[23 Feb 2017]
Sir Tony writes article on St Ethelburga’s Bishopsgate

To read a recent article written by Chairman of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, please click on the following link: Skyline Articles February 2017.

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[9 Feb 2017]
Tony Baldry comments on House of Bishops’ Report on Sexuality

To download a copy of Sir Tony Baldry’s comments please click on the following link: House of Bishops Report on Sexuality February 2017.

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[15 Mar 2016]
Sir Tony becomes High Steward of Banbury

It is an enormous privilege to have been installed as High Steward of Banbury. I am also grateful to the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire for recently having appointed me a Deputy Lieutenant for the county.

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[2 Mar 2016]
Sir Tony Baldry appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Oxfordshire

The London Gazette of the 1st March confirms that the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Tim Stevenson, OBE, has appointed Sir Tony Baldry as a Deputy to assist in the role of representing Her Majesty the Queen in the County of Oxfordshire.

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[3 Feb 2016]
What are Festival Churches?

Speaking at a meeting organised by Caroline Spelman, the Second Church Estates Commissioner, in the House of Commons on Wednesday 3rd February, Sir Tony Baldry, Chair of the Church Buildings Council, gave a briefing on Festival Churches.

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[21 Jan 2016]
Sir Tony Baldry comments on Banbury Museum Trust

I am very proud to be a Patron of the Banbury Museum Trust. We all want Banbury Museum to be, and continue to be, a first-class regional museum. We aspire to the museum having a larger exhibition space, where national exhibitions and objects from national collections can be brought to Banbury.

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[6 Jan 2016]
Sir Tony Baldry: “Church buildings at the centre of community action to assist flood clean up”

Church buildings have been at the centre of community action following the floods which continue this week to devastate huge swathes of our country. Often being built on higher ground they have remained dry and become centres of refuge for people evacuated from their homes.

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[16 Dec 2015]
Sharing resource launched to enable churches to prepare for HM The Queen’s 90th birthday

A central news sharing resource for churches has been launched to encourage and equip communities as they organise celebrations to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th official birthday in June 2016.

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[25 Nov 2015]
Chair of the Church Buildings Council contributes to debate at General Synod on the future of church buildings

I concur with everything said by Bishop John in his excellent speech and I will thus try not to repeat any of the points that have already been made. Our purpose has to be to ensure that our church buildings are blessings and not burdens.