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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
answering body
Church Commissioners more like this
answering dept id 9 more like this
answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
hansard heading Churches: Coal more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what assessment she made of the economic effect on churches and vicarages of the ban on house coal. more like this
tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answer text <p>The economic effect on churches and vicarages of the ban on the use of house coal has been negligible.</p><p> </p><p>Bishops’ see houses and vicarages have not used house coal for many years and the Church Commissioners are not aware of any churches that still use coal as a form of heating.</p><p>The Church of England supports the aim of the Government to improve air quality and public health; the Church has launched several initiatives to support this policy, which include planting more trees on its properties and encouraging churches to increase the biodiversity of their churchyards and green spaces.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Meriden more like this
answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-13T13:54:40.053Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:54:40.053Z
answering member
312
label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
tabling member
1565
label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this