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Retirement housing

A PRESENTATION about the review of CHARM (the Church's Housing Assistance for Retired Clergy) was given on Monday. The Chairman of the Church of England Pensions Board, Dr Jonathan Spencer, introduced the presentation. The changes being unveiled were the first since CHARM was established some 30 years previously, a scheme that currently cost £12 million a year, and covered 30 per cent of retiring clergy. The changes aimed to make CHARM fairer, and to give clergy more ...

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