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General Synod officers elected

The Presiding Officer for the following elections in the General Synod has certified that the persons named below have been duly elected.


House of Laity - Election of Chair and Vice-Chair:

Chair - Dr Philip Giddings (Oxford)

Vice-Chair - Mr Tim Hind (Bath and Wells)


House of Clergy - Election by the Lower Houses of their Prolocutors:

Convocation of Canterbury - Ven Christine Hardman (Southwark)

Convocation of York - Canon Glyn Webster (York)


The above four positions each confer ex-officio membership of the Archbishops' Council.

See the voting figures, as well as those for elections to the Appointments Committee, Business Committee, Legislative Committee, Finance Committee and Church Buildings Council.

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