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Author Topic: More power to unelected clergy


Alcuin
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More power to unelected clergy
on: November 3, 2017, 20:00

..The report states that ‘the number of Lords Spiritual (26 Archbishops and Bishops, who must retire from their posts at the age of 70) could only be reduced through primary legislation. Accordingly, we make no proposals in respect of the Lords Spiritual, while noting that like hereditary peers they will make up a larger proportion of a smaller House.’...
https://humanism.org.uk/2017/10/31/lords-reform-proposals-strengthen-place-of-bishops-in-parliament/

What a mess the "Lords" are, as ever. A properly constituted upper house or its total abolition is long overdue and still not in sight.

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