I read with interest the recent letter from the Dean of the Arches (18 May) concerning the role and responsibilities of a diocesan advisory committee. I wonder whether one of your readers could add to that information by detailing the role and responsibilities of the local planning authority when dealing with proposed work to a listed Grade I church in a conservation area. I have recently come across some confusion about the respective roles, and it would be good to know the correct position.
P. F. J.
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