Parochial Church Council

Since the passing of the Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1921, the laity have had a formal place in the government of the church.   This was confirmed in the Synodical Government Measure 1970, in which the procedures of election to a PCC and the powers of a PCC are spelled out: it is made clear that PCC and incumbent must cooperate in the running of a parish.

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