That the Protocol for access to, and disclosure of Information in the National Register 2007 be recommitted on 2S October to insert on additional clause dealing with consecration of a bishop as follows:

“Consecration of bishop”

15. Where a person in priest’s orders is to be consecrated a bishop:

The Director of Professional Standards of the diocese for, or in respect of which the consecration is to take place; or

The Director of Professional Standards of the diocese of the Primate where the consecration is not to be for, or in respect of, a diocese:

Is authorised to have access to any information in the National Register relating to the person. The Director of Professional Standards is authorised to disclose whether there is any such, and if so what, Information to the person to be consecrated and the consecrating bishops.”

Mr Garth Blake SC moved, The Revd Dane Courtney seconding, 25 Oct 07