The House of Laity have confirmed confidence in their Chair, Dr Philip Giddings, during a controversial debate on the future of their leader.
The Chair will therefore stay in office, but said debates are needed about what the role of the Chair is.
The result was clear, with 80 members voting against the motion that called for a vote of no confidence in Dr Giddings.
Only 47 members voted for the motion, with 30 recorded abstentions.
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