Women bishops to get EDM bolster
Posted: 03 Feb 2011 @ 00:00
SENIOR MPs have threatened to remove the Church’s exemption from equality laws if the General Synod does not vote in favour of women bishops.
The former Labour minister Frank Field MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) welcoming the legislation currently being considered by dioceses, and noting that it is likely to come before the General Synod in July 2012.
The EDM “calls on Her Majesty’s Government to remove any exemptions pertaining to gender under existing ...
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