General Synod Elections 2021

General Synod is the parliament of the Church of England, with its member drawn from lay people, clergy and bishops. General Synod representatives are elected every five years - including 2021. There are 7 lay and 6 clergy places for Lichfield Diocese - these make our representatives to the House of Laity and House of Clergy.

The election is the result of voting by members of deanery synods. The voting period begins on 17 September and closed at 12 noon on 8 October. For those who are eligible to vote, voting will be via the portal or by post for those without email. The count will be w/c 11 October and the results posted here.

Here is a list of both clergy and laity candidates. Click on the name to read their individual election address.

Clergy candidates Laity candidates

The count will be take place in the week beginning 11 October (date to be confirmed) and the results are expected to be available on that day. The count will be carried out by Civica.


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