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[30 Oct 2014]
Second Church Estates Commissioner (Oral): Church Commissioners (Investment Guidance)

The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Sir Tony Baldry): The investments of the Church Commissioners are the responsibility of the assets committee. They are guided by a professional investment team supported by external advisers and the advice of the Church of England ethical investment advisory group.

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[30 Oct 2014]
Second Church Estates Commissioner (Oral): Episcopal Vacancies

The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Sir Tony Baldry): Between December and July, the Crown Nominations Commission is due to consider appointments to four vacant diocesan sees: Southwell and Nottingham, Gloucester, Oxford, and Newcastle. In addition, nine of the Church’s 68 suffragan sees are either vacant or due to become vacant over the coming months.

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[30 Oct 2014]
Second Church Estates Commissioner (Oral): Extremism

The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Sir Tony Baldry): The Church of England is taking a significant role in tackling extremism by supporting the work of the Government and by working through its own networks of local communities and the wider international Anglican communion.

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[30 Oct 2014]
Second Church Estates Commissioner (Oral): Ordination of Women

The Second Church Estates Commissioner (Sir Tony Baldry): The Church’s memorandum to the Ecclesiastical Committee gave a detailed assessment of that provision. I also refer the hon. Lady to the Lords Hansard report for 14 October, in which the Archbishop of Canterbury ably explained clause 2. I tried to explain it when I took the measure through the House but, given that she has tabled this question, clearly I lamentably failed.

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[20 Oct 2014]
Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure

That the Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure (HC 621), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for her Royal Assent in the form in which it was laid before Parliament.

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[20 Oct 2014]
Second Church Estates Commissioner takes Women Bishops measure through the Commons

I beg to move, that the Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure (HC 621), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for her Royal Assent in the form in which it was laid before Parliament.

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[17 Oct 2014]
MP supports EU Referendum Bill

Earlier today, North Oxfordshire MP the Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry voted in favour of Bob Neill MP’s Private Member’s Bill (of which Sir Tony is also a sponsor) which calls for a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU.

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[26 Sep 2014]
Sir Tony comments on military action against ISIL

I listened very carefully to what both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition said on this in the House. Both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition made what I thought were extremely thoughtful speeches

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[20 Sep 2014]
AzerNews: British MP says European Games 2015 to be exciting

First European games, that will be held in Baku in 2015, will be exciting event, member of United Kingdom Parliament, House of Commons, Tony Baldry said in interview to Trend.

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[19 Sep 2014]
Trend: World can learn many lessons from Azerbaijan, British MP says

There are many lessons that the world can learn from Azerbaijan, member of UK Parliament Sir Tony Baldry said.