Vacancy in See Committee

last updated on: 16th Jun 2016

The Vacancy in See Committees Regulations 1993 require that there shall continue to be in existence at all times a Vacancy in See Committee. The Committee is reconstituted every three years.  For 2016-2018 the members are:
Ex officio members
The Assistant Bishop: Bishop Christopher
The Dean of Leicester: David Monteith
The Archdeacon of Leicester: Tim Stratford
The Archdeacon of Loughborough: David Newman
General Synod member House of Clergy: Alison Booker
General Synod member House of Clergy: Barry Hill
General Synod member House of Clergy: Tim Stratford (dual qualification)
General Synod member House of Laity: Rhian Ainscough
General Synod member House of Laity: Shayne Ardron
General Synod member House of Laity: Jonathan Cryer
Chair of the House of Clergy: Peter Hooper
Chair of the House of Laity: David Wilson (Chair)

Elected, nominated and co-opted members
Elected House of Clergy: Jane Curtis
Elected House of Clergy: Rob Gladstone
Elected House of Clergy: John McGinley
Elected House of Laity: Brian Allard
Elected House of Laity: Margaret Terry
Elected House of Laity: John Waddington
Bishop’s Council nominee: Chrispal Anand
Bishop’s Council nominee: Judith Ellis
Bishop’s Council nominee: Philip O'Reilly
Bishop’s Council nominee: Blossom Thompson
The Diocesan Secretary (Jonathan Kerry) acts as Secretary to the Committee

Previous Diocesan Bishops:
1927 - 1940 Cyril Bardsley Translated from Peterborough
1940 - 1953 Guy Smith Translated from Willesden
1953 - 1979 Ronald Williams
1979 - 1991 Richard Rutt Translated from St Germans
1991 - 1999 Tom Butler Translated from Willesden
1999 - 2015 Tim Stevens Translated from Dunwich

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