House of Laity

The House of Laity consists of members from each diocese of the two Provinces elected by lay members of the deanery synods (or annual meetings of the chaplaincies in the case of the Diocese in Europe) or chosen by and from the lay members of religious communities, together with ex officio members.

The Standing Committee of the House of Laity consists of the Chair and Vice-Chair, the members of the Business and Appointments Committees elected by the House and the members of the Archbishops' Council elected by the House.

Three people chatting at table during event Diocese of Liverpool

Chair - Canon Dr James Harrison (Durham)
Vice-Chair - Ms Alison Coulter (Winchester)
Secretary - Jenny Jacobs
Legal Adviser - Edward Dobson

Members of the Standing Committee

James Cary
Lucy Docherty
Sarah Finch
Rebecca Chapman
Robert Hammond
Jamie Harrison 
Rachel Jepson
Michelle Obende
Clive Scowen 
Nic Tall

Associated Documents