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Cemeteries: Languages

Question for Church Commissioners

UIN 115720, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what the Church of England’s policy is on non-English language inscriptions on headstones in its graveyards.

Answered on

19 November 2020

There are legal proceedings currently underway on this matter and due to the House of Commons Sub Judice Resolution the Church Commissioners are unable to provide an answer at this time.

Answered by

Church Commissioners
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