That this Synod recognises the need for a full-time Secretary to the Standing Committee of General Synod with such duties and responsibilities as the Primate and the Standing Committee may determine, with the title of General Secretary; and that this Synod accepts responsibility for the payment of salary, accommodation and allowances of such an officer and directs the Standing Committee to determine and make provision for same.

(Canon E.A.J. Barker, 1.9.77)