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/ 19 February 2016

Diocesan Board of Patronage Clerical By-Election – February 2016

A clerical By-Election for one cleric to the Diocesan Board of Patronage is currently taking place.

Timetable for Diocesan Board of Patronage Clerical By-Election

StageDate
Issue of Notice of Election and Nomination FormsFriday 19 February
Closing Date for Return of Nomination FormsFriday 11 March (Noon)
Issue of voting papersWednesday 16 March
Closing Date for Return of Voting PapersWednesday 30 March (Noon)
CountWednesday 30 March

Who can be elected?

Clerks in Holy Orders beneficed in or licensed to any parish in the Diocese.

Who should stand for election?

Anybody who qualifies to be elected and who feels they have a role to play on the Diocesan Board of Patronage should complete a nomination form and return it to the Presiding Officer (address on the form).

What is the role of the Diocesan Board of Patronage?

The Diocesan Board of Patronage holds the right of patronage in relation to a small number of parishes in the Diocese, and meets to act as and when necessary.

How to stand for election

First of all, complete the relevant nomination form, available from Monica Bolley.

Please follow the instructions on the nomination form concerning who can propose and second your nomination. They must be elected clerical members of the Diocesan Bishop’s Council, (the names of whom appear on the Notice of Election paper, which is issued with the nomination form).

For further information, please contact Monica Bolley, Synodical Secretary, Tel: 020 7932 1228, email: monica.bolley@nulllondon.anglican.org.


About Monica Bolley

Monica Bolley is Synodical Secretary for the Diocese of London.

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