The Report of the Program Committee was presented by Archdeacon Clarke with the assistance of Miss Betty Graham, Canon Brown, Archbishop Jackson and Clarke Raymond.
There was further discussion concerning the reduction of Executive staff in the Program Division of Church House and a Motion that was passed at the Program Committee meeting was brought to the attention of the Council:
'That, recognizing the difficulties of reducing programs in order to live within the fiscal restraints placed upon us, the Program Committee regretfully accept the reductions in the 1974 budget developed for us by the staff and with National Executive Council to be informed about our distress at these reductions, and ask that the National Executive Council convey the implications of these reductions to the dioceses'.
Text of motion
That this National Executive Council approve the action of the Program Committee regarding 1974 budget and the implications of the reductions in program be conveyed to the dioceses. CARRIED