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Obituary: MARGARET HEATHER LAIRD

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MARGARET LAIRD, who died on 11 May, aged 81, was, for ten years from 1989, a highly regarded and effective Third Church Estates Commissioner. Her responsibilities included chairing the committee that dealt with the sensitive issue of schemes for pastoral reorganisation. She also had oversight of bishops' houses and redundant churches, as well as membership of various committees and working groups, not least those dealing with clergy discipline and the ...

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