Consistory court evidence or “Call My Bluff”: Episode 2

The second of two posts on information submitted as evidence to consistory courts

In the first of our posts, we considered the role of the PCC in the preparation and presentation of information to be submitted to the court; also the importance of consistency both in relation to the petition and more broadly to its previous policies and decisions. The following discussion considers issues beyond the immediate sphere of the incumbent and PCC, and the courts’ approach to expert witnesses, the amenity societies, public petitions and others deemed to have an interest in the proceedings.  Continue reading