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Electronic system for Synod votes

by Margaret Duggan

FOR THE first time at the General Synod, when it meets in London next week, members will cast their more important votes electronically. Simple votes will still be made by a show of hands, but when numbers have to be counted, an electronic handset will be used.

This will mean an end to waiting while Synod staff count up to 400 or more raised hands, and to members filing out through the lobbies as the Houses of Bishops, Clergy, and Laity are counted ...

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Wed 1 Apr 15 @ 11:12
RT @lambethpalaceArchbishop of Canterbury's speech in Dresden: Letter of clarification in today's Daily Mail: http://t.co/45BWWHJC2i

Wed 1 Apr 15 @ 10:27
The new issue of Church Times is out a day early this week & will be available on Thurs 2nd Apr. It's a bumper packed Easter issue so enjoy!