§ Mr. Ritson
asked the hon. Member for Central Leeds, as representing the Ecclesiastical Commissioners (1) the amount of land owned by the Church of England;
(2) what properties, in addition to land, are owned by the Church of England?
§ Mr. Whiteley
asked the hon. Member for Central Leeds, as representing the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, (1) what bodies deal with Church possessions; and whether statements of accounts are issued;
(2) The annual income of the Church from land and properties;
(3) the total value of Church property?
§ Mr. Denman
The Ecclesiastical Commissioners are a body set up to perform certain statutory duties in connection with specific properties and specific functions of the Church of England. The information asked for referring to the Church as a whole is not in their possession.