be governed by

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In all my days I never once thought I would see a time when the island would be governed by commissioners from Cardiff.
The John Jay report is a first step, brought about not by accountable and transparent bishops, but by people who will not let their church be governed by leaders whose concern for the church's image (and their own) has too often been greater than their concern for children.
To put my point bluntly: in 1982 Canada ceased to be governed by parliamentary supremacy and instead became a country of constitutional supremacy.