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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 Mar 2016]
GateNet Group Plc attend CBBC Conference

Sir Tony Baldry and Patrick Tsang of GateNet Group plc together with Lord Sassoon, chair of the China Britain Business Council at the CBBC Conference in London on Tuesday 22nd March.

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[21 Mar 2016]
Baldry responds to Sunday Telegraph article

The article in the Sunday Telegraph was more akin to a piece that one would have expected to read in “Private Eye” than in a responsible, broadsheet newspaper, committed to responsible journalism and fair reporting.

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[15 Feb 2016]
Budding young artist Lucas wins design competition for Queen’s birthday celebrations

The winner of a competition to design a logo for the Church of England’s celebrations in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday has been announced. The logo designed by Lucas Salinger, aged 10, from Hertfordshire, was picked from over 1000 entries.

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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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[18 Jan 2016]
Baldry argues for Britain to remain in Europe

Over the coming months, we are going to hear much about the competing claims concerning the costs and benefits of our membership of the European Union. Almost all of this commentary is likely to consider our membership of the European Union as simply a “transactional” relationship – do we get more out of our membership of the European Union than we put in? There are, however, I think a number of other matters that we should consider which I should like to set out briefly in a personal reflection.

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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 Oct 2015]
Ensuring that church buildings are a blessing and not a burden

Every day of the year, churches across England are open for their local community, providing a place of worship and prayer and opportunity for encounter with God. Church buildings are also places for numerous services to the community, from play groups to lunch clubs for the elderly, to support and welcome for vulnerable people.

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[13 Oct 2015]
CBC Chair encourages people to respond to Church Buildings Review Report

Today sees the publication of a report which takes a wide-ranging look at the way in which the Church of England discharges its responsibilities for nearly 16,000 church buildings. It was commissioned jointly by the Archbishops’ Council and the Church Commissioners who have both given a general welcome to the report, concluding that it should be of wide interest around the Church and beyond.