The Revd Angus MacLeay (Rochester) asked the Chairman of the House of Bishops:
Q. What representation did the House of Bishops have at the recent inauguration of Bishop Bob Duncan as the Primate of the Anglican Church of North America on June 24?
The Bishop of Bristol replied on behalf of the Chairman:
A. None. It is not the practice of the House to arrange such representation.
Mrs Lorna Ashworth (Chichester) asked the Chairman of the House of Bishops:
Q. Has the House of Bishops considered the relationship of the Church of England to the new Anglican Church in North America?
Mrs Alison Ruoff (London) asked the Chairman of the Ministry Division:
Q. Has the House of Bishops considered what degree of recognition and welcome the Church of England can offer to the new Anglican Church in North America?
The Bishop of Bristol, Michael Hill, replied to both these questions:
A. The House has not specifically considered this matter.
Supplementary questions were asked. These revealed, according to my contemporaneous notes, that:
The audio recording of these supplementaries is available from this page, but I have not yet had time to listen to it. My notes may be inaccurate.