Ex officio

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Most Revd and Right Honourable Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury

Most Revd and Right Honourable John Sentamu

Archbishop of York

Appointed by Her Majesty the Queen

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Loretta Minghella OBE

First Church Estates Commissioner (from 1 November)

Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP

Second Church Estates Commissioner


Appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury

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Andrew Mackie

Third Church Estates Commissioner


Elected by the General Synod

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Rt Revd David Walker

Bishop of Manchester

Rt Revd Dr Martin Warner

Bishop of Chichester

Rt Revd David Urqhart

Bishop of Birmingham

Rt Revd Christine Hardman

Bishop of Newcastle

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The Revd Canon Bob Baker

The Revd Christopher Smith

The Revd Stephen Trott

April Alexander

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Canon Peter Bruinvels

Gavin Oldham

Jacob Vince


Elected by the Deans

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Very Revd Jonathan Greener

Dean of Wakefield

Very Revd Stephen Lake

Dean of Gloucester


Nominated by Her Majesty the Queen

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Suzanne Avery

Ian Watmore

Duncan Owen


Nominated by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

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William Featherby QC

Jeremy Clack

Mark Woolley

Hywel Rees-Jones

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Poppy Allonby

Graham Oldroyd


State Office Holders

Ex officio:

  • First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister)
  • Lord President of the Council
  • Lord Chancellor
  • Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Lord Speaker

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