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A number of other committees also exist, some establisehd by the Bishop's Council to oversee particular areas of diocesan life and business, and some establised by various legislation.  This page gives some information on the functions and membership of these groups.


They are as follows:

Audit Committee


The Audit Committee’s duties include considering the appointment of Auditors and making a recommendation for their appointment to the Bishop's Council, reviewing the Coventry Diocesan Board of Finance's annual report and accounts and monitoring the Board of Finance's internal control systems and risk management processes.



Business Committee

The Business Committee's functions are to be the agenda and appointments committee on behalf of the Bishop’s Council and to review the overall structure of Diocesan bodies.




Conditions of Employment Group

The main task of the Condtions of Employment Group is setting the terms and conditions of employment of all staff employed by the Diocean Board of Finance Ltd.



Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC)

Plans to modify or repair church buildings have to be considered by the DAC, who recommend to the Chancellor of the Diocese whether he should grant permission (a faculty).



Diocesan Board of Education

The Diocesan Board of Education's aims are to promote education in the Diocese consistent with the faith and practice of the Church of England, particularly in church schools.  It meets 5 or 6 times per year.  For more information, please click here.



Diocesan Finance Group

This Group's main purposes are to monitor the central finances of the Diocese on behalf of the Bishop's Council, and advises the Bishop’s Council in its role as the Directors of the Diocesan Board of Finance on matters of finance.  It meets at least 4 times per year.




Diocesan Mission Fund Committee

The Diocesan Mission Fund Committee considers applications for grants from the Diocesan Mission Fund and advises applicants where appropriate.  For more information, see here



Diocesan Trustees

The Diocesan Trustees' main role is to hold property and trusts on behalf of PCCs, and also to administer some charitable funds.  They are a registered charity, no. 249165.



Glebe Committee

The Diocesan Glebe Committee is responsible to the Diocesan Board of Finance for the management of the Diocesan glebe, for the benefit of the Diocesan Stipends Fund.




Parsonages Committee

This Committee's main role is to oversee the provision and maintenance of houses for diocesan clergy.



Vacancy in See Committee

 The Vacancy in See Committee meets only when there is a vacancy of the See of Coventry (i.e. the post of Bishop of Coventry is vacant).  It prepares a statement setting out the needs of the Diocese, provides any other information which is required, and elects some of its members to the Crown Nominations Commission.



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