As Presiding Officer for the General Synod elections I can now announce that, following the count of votes earlier today, the candidates elected to represent the diocese are:

As members of the House of Laity:
Mr Peter George Barrett
Dr Andrew Robert Bell
Dr Gracy Vijaya Crane
Miss Prudence Mary Prior Dailey
Mrs Julie Patricia Dziegiel
Prof Helen King
Mr Daniel Mbusi Sajabi Matovu
Ms Jayne Margaret Ozanne
Mr Jacob Max Wigley

As proctors (house of clergy):
The Revd Andrew Castell Atherstone
The Revd Canon Mark David Bennet
The Revd Richard Andrew Lightbown
The Revd Joy Maria Mawdesley
The Revd Jeremy Michael Moodey
The Revd Timothy Norwood
The Revd William Oliver Clinton Pearson-Gee
The Revd Canon Valerie Isabelle Dawn Frances Plumb
The Revd Canon Vaughan Edward Roberts
The Revd Canon Toby Christopher Wright

Thank you to all candidates who offered themselves for service in this way and to the time and effort that has been given during the course of this election. Thank you also to all those who voted.

Please hold all of the elected representatives and the work of the General Synod in your prayers as the new quinquennium begins.

Darren Oliver
Presiding Officer
12 October 2021

Election in stages (Laity)

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Election in stages (Proctors)

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Note: the final results sheets will be displayed at Church House Oxford until the end of the first General Synod group of sessions

Proctors

Deanery

Election address

Video recording

Written responses to questions

Andrew Castell AtherstoneWoodstockPDFVideoNone provided
Mark David BennetNewburyPDFNo videoPDF
Richard Andrew LightbownClaydonPDFVideoPDF
Joy Maria MawdesleyNewburyPDFVideoNone provided
Jeremy Michael MoodeyAmershamPDFVideoPDF
Timothy NorwoodMilton KeynesPDFVideoPDF
William Oliver Clinton Pearson-GeeBuckinghamPDFVideoPDF
Valerie Isabelle Dawn Frances PlumbAylesburyPDFVideoPDF
Vaughan Edward RobertsOxfordPDFNo videoNone provided
Toby Christopher WrightWitneyPDFVideoPDF

Laity

Deanery

Election address

Video recording

Written responses to questions

Peter George BarrettSonningPDFVideoPDF
Andrew Robert BellAmershamPDFVideoPDF
Gracy Vijaya CraneMaidenhead & WindsorPDFVideoNone provided
Prudence Mary Prior DaileyOxfordPDFVideoPDF
Julie Patricia DziegielAmershamPDFVideoPDF
Helen KingWallingfordPDFVideoPDF
Daniel Mbusi Sajabi MatovuMaidenhead & WindsorPDFVideoNone provided
Jayne Margaret OzanneCowleyPDFVideoPDF
Jacob Max WigleyBuckinghamPDFVideoNone provided

About General Synod

The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England, commonly referred to as the Church’s Parliament. There are currently 483 members of General Synod. Together with the Westminster Parliament, it is the only body in the land which is entitled to make national law for England.

General Synod 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.

Members of General Synod are arranged into three Houses: the House of Bishops, the House of Clergy (all ordained members, excluding bishops), and the House of Laity, the lay members from every diocese of the Church of England. Members of the Houses of Clergy and Laity are elected by the clergy and lay members respectively of the Deanery Synods.

The papers and minutes of General Synod can be found on the Church of England website. Meetings are livestreamed on YouTube and the official Twitter feed keeps everyone up to date with news and announcements.