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Elections to the Church of England’s General Synod took place this year.

Election results

Election results

Results of the elections to General Synod.

The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England, commonly referred to as the Church’s Parliament. It considers and approves legislation affecting the whole of the Church of England, authorises new forms of worship, debates matters of religious and public interest, and approves the annual budget for the work of the Church at national level.

Find out more about General Synod at www.synodelections.org.

In the house of clergy 27 candidates stood for election to 11 places, and in the house of laity 44 candidates stood for election to 11 places.


The official results sheets and stage-by-stage accounts of the elections are available on the results page.

House of clergy

Surname Christian name(s)
BOARDMAN The Revd Canon Philippa Jane
DOHERTY The Revd Dr Sean William
EMERTON The Revd Dr Andrew Neil
FORESHEW-CAIN The Revd Andrew David
MILLER The Ven Luke Jonathan
MORRIS The Revd Jane Elizabeth
MOSES The Revd Preb Alan
OLIVIER The Revd Bertrand Maurice Daniel
ROACH The Revd Dr Jason O’Neale
SKRINE The Revd Charles Walter Douglas
SMITH The Revd Christopher Matthew

House of laity

Surname Christian name(s)
BARRON Mrs Enid Monica
BREEN Miss Susan Colette
BRYDON Mr Andrew Edward
BUGGS Miss Deborah Ruth
FINCH Mrs Sarah Rosemary Ann
MUNRO Ms Josile Wenus Alexandia
NEWCOMBE Dr Lindsay Kathleen
SCOWEN Mr Clive Richard
WARNER Dr Megan Elizabeth
WELLINGS-THOMAS Mr Richard Peter John


For more information about the election process in the Diocese of London, please contact Monica Bolley, Synodical Secretary, by e: GSelections@nulllondon.anglican.org. The Presiding Officer is Paul Morris.

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