RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCoggan 30, ff.94-180
TitleCrown appointments
Date19 Jan-22 Dec 1976
DescriptionIncludes a background note prepared by David Carey on recent meetings between representatives of Church and State (ff.94-5), papers relating to meetings between Archbishop Coggan and Margaret Thatcher, Leader of the Opposition (ff.97-9), and James Callaghan, Prime Minister (ff.100-9), including detailed reports of the meetings and resultant correspondence, an invitation to Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe MP to meet with Coggan (f.110), a memorandum on crown appointments by Donald Wright, Archbishop's Secretary for Appointments (ff.114-8) and a copy of Coggan's reply (f.119), a memorandum from Coggan after a conversation with the Prime Minister after the Speaker's Dinner in May 1976 (f.120), a note from Derek Pattinson, General-Secretary of the General Synod regarding the relationship between the Standing Committee on Crown Appointments and the Synod (ff.121-4), a note on a meeting between Coggan, Rt Revd Stuart Blanch, Archbishop of York, Sir Norman Anderson, David Carey, Derek Pattinson and Donald Wright (ff.125-6), a letter from the Prime Minister stating his position (ff.128-9), and copies of his Parliamentary statement on 8 Jun 1976 (ff.131-6), a related statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York (ff.137-9), correspondence with Rt Revd Douglas Feaver, Bishop of Peterborough (f.140), Sir Norman Anderson (ff.143, 149-157, 161-2), including a draft speech on the issue, David Carey (ff.144-8, 179-80), Derek Pattinson (f.158), Donald Wright (f.159), Rt. Revd. Victor Whitsey, Bishop of Chester (ff.166-8), the Archbishop of York (ff.169-72), and the Ven. John S. Long, Archdeacon of Ely (ff.176, 178).

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