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Churches: Repairs and Maintenance

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent discussions English Heritage has had with representatives of (a) the Roman Catholic Church and (b) non-conformist churches on the repair and upkeep of church buildings. (226699)

English Heritage has advised that it holds regular discussions with faith groups including the Roman Catholic and non-conformist churches about the repair and upkeep of church buildings. They meet formally through its Places of Worship Forum which sits four times a year. English Heritage’s Inspired! is the umbrella campaign for all its support for places of worship.