HL Deb 04 November 1986 vol 481 c1023

3.10 p.m.

Baroness Seear

My Lords, I beg to present a petition from Deaconesses of the Church of England which prays that your Lordships will support the Deacons (Ordination of Women) Measure currently before Parliament in order that Deaconesses should be accepted into the historic ministry of the Church as Deacons.

Petition presented.