Votes on Women Bishops Legislation at the February 2009 sessions of General Synod




Votes are taken electronically. Members in the chamber can vote for or against a motion, or record an abstention. A blank in the table indicates that a member was either absent or, being present, failed to press any of the buttons on the voting device. Synod members are each allocated a number and these are shown after their names.

Item 507
‘That the Measure entitled “Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure” be considered for revision in committee.’

Item 508
‘That the Canon entitled “Amending Canon No 30” be considered for revision in committee.’



Bishop of … Name     item 507 item 508
Canterbury Williams Rowan 1 for for
York Sentamu John 2 for for
London Chartres Richard 3 against against
Durham Wright Tom 4 for for
Winchester Scott-Joynt Michael 5 for for
Bath & Wells Price Peter 6 for for
Birmingham Urquhart David 7 for for
Blackburn Reade Nicholas 8 against against
Bradford James David 9 for for
Bristol Hill Mike 10 for for
Carlsile Dow Graham 11 for for
Chelmsford Gladwin John 12 for for
Chester Forster Peter 13 against abst
Chichester Hind John 14 against  
Coventry Cocksworth Christopher 15 for against
Derby Redfern Alastair 16 for for
Ely Russell Anthony 17 for for
Europe Rowell Geoffrey 18 against for
Exeter Langrish Michael 19    
Gloucester Perham Michael 20 for for
Guildford Hill Christopher 21 for for
Hereford Priddis Anthony 22 for for
Leicester Stevens Timothy 23 for for
Lichfield Gledhill Jonathan 24 for for
Lincoln Saxbee John 25 for for
Liverpool Jones James 26    
Manchester McCulloch Nigel 27 for for
Newcastle Wharton Martin 28    
Norwich James Graham 29 against for
Oxford Pritchard John 30 for for
Peterborough Cundy Ian 31 for for
Portsmouth Stevenson Kenneth 32    
Ripon & Leeds Packer John 33 for for
Rochester Nazir-Ali Michael 34    
St Albans vacant   35    
St Ed’bury & Ips Stock Nigel 36 for for
Salisbury Stancliffe David 37 for against
Sheffield Croft Steven 38    
Sodor & Man Paterson Robert 39 for for
Southward Butler Tom 40 for for
Southwell Cassidy George 41 for for
Truro Thornton Timothy 42 for for
Wakefield Platten Stephen 43 against against
Worcester Inge John 44 for for
Dover Venner Stephen 45 against for
Basingstoke Willmott Trevor 46 for for
Dorking Brackley Ian 47 for for
Dudley Walker David 48 for for
Willesden Broadbent Pete 49 for for
Forces Conner David 50 for for
Beverley Jarrett Martyn 51 against against
Hulme Lowe Stephen 52    
Burnley Goddard John 53 against against
  for     35 36
  against     10 7
  abst     0 1
  total     45 44



Diocese etc       item 507 item 508
Deans (Canterbury) Faull Vivienne 54 for for
  Slee Colin 55    
  Willis Robert 56 for for
Deans (York) Govender Rodgers 57    
  Sadgrove Michael 58 for for
Chaplain General of Prisons Noblett William 59    
Armed Forces Green John 60 for for
  Pentland Ray 61 for for
  Robbins Stephen 62 for for
Bath & Wells Langham Paul 64 for for
  Lloyd Jonathan 65 for for
  Lynas Stephen 66 for for
  Randall Colin 67 for for
Birmingham Hughes John 68 abst for
  Osborne Hayward 69 for for
  French Peter 70 for for
Blackburn Ballard Peter 71 abst for
  Benfield Paul 72 against against
  Hall John 73 against against
  vacant   74    
Bradford Ayers Paul 75 for for
  Hartley John 76 against for
  Yeoman Ruth 77 for for
Bristol Hawker Alan 78 against for
  Holt Douglas 79 for for
  Roberts Paul 80    
Canterbury Calver Gill 81 for for
  Down Philip 82 for for
  Tillotson Simon 83 against for
  Roberts Mark 84 against for
Carlisle Howe George 85 for for
  Etherington Ferial 86 for for
  Randall Colin 87 against  
Chelmsford Cooper Annette 88 for for
  Dunnett John 89 against against
  Lewis Brian 90 for for
  Parrott David 91 for for
  Waller David 92 against against
  Webster Martin 93 for for
Chester Allister Donald 94 against for
  Felix David 95 for for
  Hunt Judy 96    
  Munro Robert 97 against abst
  Wolverson Marc 98 for for
Chichester Atherstone Hugh 99 for for
  Chandler Ian 100 against against
  Cutting Alastair 101 for for
  vacant   102    
  McKittrick Douglas 103 against against
  Payne Mark 104 for for
Coventry Bratton Mark 105 for  
  Beach Mark 106 against for
  Dyke Elizabeth 107 for for
Derby Davies John 108 against against
  Gooding Ian 109 against for
  Tupling Katie 110    
Durham Bamber Sheila 111 for for
  Buttery Graeme 112 against against
  Gilley Meg 113 for for
  Jagger Ian 114 for for
Ely Beer John 115 for for
  Hargrave Alan 116 for for
  Jones Rhiannon 117 for for
Europe Boardman Jonathan 118   for
  Flach Debbie 119 for for
Exeter Ralph Caroline 120 for for
  Philpott Sam 121 against against
  Thomas Roderick 122 against against
  Turner Carl 123 against against
  Wilds Anthony 124 against against
Gloucester Dow Andrew 125 for for
  Primrose David 126 for for
  Thomson Celia 127 for for
Guildford Ashe John 128 for for
  Cotton Robert 129 for for
  Henderson Julian 130 for for
  Trickey Jolyon 131 against for
Hereford Cooper Malcolm 132    
  Garlick Kay 133 for for
  Chave Brian 134 for for
Leicester Atkinson Richard 135 for for
  Hobson Peter 136 for for
  Plant John 137 for for
Lichfield Farthing Paul 138 against against
  Thomas Mark 139 for for
  Hall John 140 for for
  Hobbs Maureen 141 for for
  Ireland Mark 142 for for
  Moy Richard 143 for abst
Lincoln Barker Tim 144 for for
  Lilley Chris 145 for for
  Patrick John 146 for for
Liverpool Bradley Peter 147 for for
  Dowdle Cynthia 148 for for
  Spiers Pete 149 for for
  Stratford Tim 150 for for
London Boardman Philippa 151 for for
  Brownsell John 152 against against
  Chester Philip 153 for for
  Clark Jonathan 154 for for
  Coles Stephen 155 for for
  Moses Alan 156 for for
  Houlding David 157 against against
  Hudson-Wilkin Rose 158 for for
  Warner Martin 159 against against
  Marnham Charles 160 for for
Manchester Applegate John 161 for for
  Raines Bill 162 for for
  Feist Nicholas 163 abst for
  Griffiths David 164 for for
  Killwick Simon 165 against against
  Servant Alma 166 for for
  Vann Cherry 167    
Newcastle Hughes Adrian 168 against for
  Webb Michael 169 for for
  Winter Dagmar 170 for for
Norwich Betts Steven 171 for for
  Haselock Jeremy 172 against against
  Hayden David 173 for for
  McFarlane Jan 174 for for
Oxford Astin Moira 175 for for
  Baker Jonathan 176 against abst
  Wynburne John 177 for for
  Booys Sue 178 for for
  Chorlton John 179 abst for
  Dakin Tim 180 for  
  Lee Hugh 181 for for
  Russell Norman 182 abst for
  Sugden Chris 183 against against
Peterborough Allsopp Christine 184 for for
  Bird David 185 against abst
  Trott Stephen 186 against abst
Portsmouth Hancock Peter 187 for for
  Isaac David 188 against for
  White Bob 189 for for
Ripon & Leeds Burrows Peter 190 for for
  Fitzsimons Kathryn 191 for for
  Sowerby Mark 192 against abst
Rochester Kerr Nicholas 193 for for
  Macleay Angus 194 against against
  Mansell Clive 195    
  Oliver Gordon 196 for for
St Albans Ackroyd Peter 197 against against
  Crocker Jeremy 198 abst against
  Spreadbury Joanna 199 for for
  Hibbert Richard 200 against against
  Jones Trevor 201 for for
  Lake Stephen 202 for for
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich Alderton-Ford Jonathan 203 for for
  Arrand Geoffrey 204 against for
  Osborne Max 205 for for
Salisbury Allchin Maureen 206 for for
  Bonney Mark 207 for for
  Lloyd Nigel 208    
  Magowan Alistair 209 for for
  Strain Chris 210 for for
Sheffield Harbord Geoffrey 211 against against
  Stokoe Jeffrey 212 against against
  Bessant Simon 213 for for
  Wells Lydia 214 for for
Sodor & Man Green David 215    
Southwark Butler Simon 216 for for
  Collier Paul 217 for for
  Fraser Giles 218    
  Hardman Christine 219 for for
  Nunn Andrew 220 for for
  Perkin Paul 221    
  Stevens Anne 222 for for
Southwell & Nottingham Peyton Nigel 223 for for
  Thiselton Anthony 224 for for
  Walker Tony 225 for for
  Worsley Ruth 226 for for
Truro Bashforth Alan 227 for for
  Bush Roger 228 for for
  Miller David 229 for for
Wakefield Gaskell Ian 230 for  
  Freeman Robert 231 for for
  Cooper Robert 232 against for
Winchester Chapman Sarah 233 for for
  Harbidge Adrian 234 for for
  Harley Michael 235    
  Hawkins Clive 236 against against
    Channel Islands Mellor Paul 237 against for
Worcester Currie Stuart 238 for for
  Fraser Jane 239 for for
  McIntyre Eva 240 for for
York vacant   241    
  Henwood Gill 242 for for
  vacant   243    
  Seed Richard 244 against against
  Sheriff Sue 245 for for
Universities McCord Adams Marilyn 446 against for
  Dormor Duncan 447 for for
  Burridge Richard 448    
  Ashenden Gavin 449 against for
  Threlfall-Holmes Miranda 450 for for
  Ward Kevin 451    
Religious Communities Rosemary CHN Sister 452 for for
  Seville Thomas 455 against abst
Co-opted Smith Brian 483 for for
  for     125 142
  against     48 27
  abst     6 7


Diocese etc       item 507 item 508
Armed Forces Hall Fran 247 for for
  Marriott Patrick 248 for for
  Sargent Philippa 249 for for
Bath & Wells Armistead Edward 251    
  Hind Tim 252 for for
  LeRoy Peter 253 against against
  Moon Richard 254 for for
  Taylor Diana 255 for for
  Wilson-Rudd Fay 256 for for
Birmingham Gooder Paula 257 for for
  Jepson Rachel 258 for for
  Slater Terry 259 for for
Blackburn Brookfield Joseph 260 for for
  Burrows Gerald 261 against against
  Cox Timothy 262 against against
  Goddard Vivienne 263 against against
  Leathard Helen 264 for for
  Wynne Alison 265 against against
Bradford Bassham Sallie 266 for for
  Bower Janet 267 for for
  Mallard Zahida 268 for for
Bristol Curle Kim 269    
  Harrison Glynn 270 abst for
  Humphreys Jacky 271 for for
Canterbury Lumutenga Naomi 272    
  Spencer Caroline 273 for for
  Tilley Margaret 274 against against
Carlisle Bate Jenny 275 for for
  Bonner Michael 276 for for
  Holmes Nigel 277 for for
  Mills David 278 against against
Chelmsford Atkin Susan 279 for for
  Hammond Robert 280 for for
  Ivey-Ray Philip 281 against against
  Marsh Harry 282 for for
  Morgan David 283 against against
  Simmonds Gordon 284 for for
  Stevens Robin 285 for for
Chester Berry Tony 286 for for
  Blackmore David 287 for for
  Campbell Graham 288 against for
  Dunlop Jenny 289 for for
  Freeman John 290 for for
  Haslam Lois 291    
  Hill Kenneth 292 against abst
  Scrivener John 293 against against
Chichester Ashwin John 294 for for
  Ashworth Lorna 295 against  
  Booth John 296 against against
  Carey Kevin 297 for for
  Nagel Mary 298 against against
  Pope John 299 against against
  Streeter Michael 300 against for
  Vince Jacob 301 against for
Coventry Dyer Kay 302 for for
  O'Hara Ian 303 against against
  Tweedie David 304 for for
Derby Goddard Madelaine 305 for for
  McMullen Christine 306 for for
  Mitchell Steve 307 against against
Durham Atkinson Janet 308    
  Delap Dana 309 for for
  Harrison Jamie 310 for for
  Williams Anne 311 abst for
Ely Ambrose Gill 312 for for
  Harland Peter 313 against against
  Storkey Elaine 314 for for
Europe Fry Roger 315 for for
  Turner Ann 316 against against
Exeter Barrell Anneliese 317 against against
  vacant   318    
  Forward Emma 319    
  Kent Ian 320 abst against
  Williams Shirley-Ann 321 for for
Gloucester Chetwood Nigel 322 against against
  Sargison Bill 323 against for
  Smith Graham 324 for for
Guildford Bruinvels Peter 325 against against
  Malcouronne Keith 326 for against
  Martin Anne 327 for for
  Morgan Helen 328 against against
Hereford Dinnen John 329 for for
  Elcock Martin 330    
  Lording Rosemary 331    
Leicester Barney Stephen 332 for for
  Freeman John 333 for for
  Fletcher Alan 334 for  
Lichfield Beswick David 335 for for
  Clark John 336 for for
  Kinson Wendy 337 for for
  Monckton Joanna 338 against against
  Nicholls Williams 339    
  Tan Chik Kaw 340 against against
  Wilson John 341 for for
Lincoln Beck Rachel 342 for for
  Bunch Cynthia 343 for for
  Slater Sue 344 for for
  Ticehurst Carol 345 against against
Liverpool Hancock Paul 346 for for
  Jones Allan 347 against against
  Jones Linda 348 for for
  Pye Christopher 349 for for
  Swinson Margaret 350 for for
London Cooper Susan 351 for for
  Finch Sarah 352 against against
  O'Dowd Rosalind 353 for for
  Hargreaves-Smith Aiden 354 against against
  Johnston Mary 355 for for
  Mann Elnora 356    
  Ruoff Alison 357 against against
  Scowen Clive 358 against against
  Ward John 359 for for
Manchester Sandiford Christine 360 for for
  Capon Peter 361 for for
  Cooper Alan 362 for for
  Gore Philip 363    
  Tattersall Geoffrey 364 for for
  Walker Roy-Edward 365 against against
Newcastle Bull John 366 for for
  Garland Tony 367 for for
  Wolstenholme Carol 368 for for
Norwich Back Robin 369 for  
  Johns Sue 370 for for
  Smith Chris 371 for for
Oxford Benyon Thomas 372    
  Brett Justin 373 for for
  Dailey Prudence 374 against abst
  Giddings Philip 375    
  Hanks John 376 against against
  Newey Brian 377 for for
  Oldham Gavin 378 for for
  Thomas-Betts Anna 379 for for
Peterborough Morrison Gill 380 for against
  Presland Andrew 381 against abst
  Toms Anne 382 abst for
Portsmouth Docherty Lucy 383 for for
  Rodgers Sue 384 for for
  Sutton Debbie 385 for for
Ripon & Leeds Carr Katherine 386 for for
  Greenwood Nigel 387 for for
  Whitworth Ruth 388 against for
Rochester Cheeseman Jim 389 against against
  French Philip 390 for for
  O'Brien Gerald 391 against for
  Dobbie Ian 392 against against
St Albans Archer Anthony 393 for for
  Baynes Simon 394 for for
  Lovegrove Philip 395    
  McDonough Philip 396    
  Rees Christina 397 for for
  Brown Philip 398 for for
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich Allen Timothy 399 for for
  Condick Margaret 400 for for
  Smith Peter 401 against for
  Wiltshire Catherine 402 for for
Salisbury Burbeck Michael 403 against against
  Boyd-Lee Paul 404 against against
  Humphery James 405 for for
  Jones David 406 for for
  Key Robert 407   for
  Privett Hugh 408 for for
Sheffield Butcher Jackie 409 for for
  Paver Elizabeth 410 against for
  Redden Jonathan 411 against against
Sodor & Man Frear Jacqueline 412 for for
Southwark Alexander April 413 for for
  Barnes Barry 414 against abst
  Gnanadoss Vasantha 415 for for
  Greenwood Adrian 416 for for
  Haddock Peter 417 for  
  Spall Kathryn 418 for for
  Sutcliffe Tom 419 against against
Southwell & Nottingham Baxter Christina 420 for for
  Harding Nick 421 for for
  Slater Colin 422 for for
Truro Musson Terence 423 against for
  Stranack Penny 424 against against
  Terrett Paul 425 for for
Wakefield Ashton David 426 for for
  Bullimore John 427 for for
  Judkins Mary 428    
  Marshall Edmund 429 for for
Winchester Davies John 430    
  Eddy Paul 431 abst abst
  May Peter 432 for for
  Shelley Rupert 433 against against
  Walker Brian 434 for for
    Channel Islands Bisson Jane 435 against against
  Robilliard David 436 against against
Worcester Clarke Michael 437   for
  Hawkins David 438 for for
  Lunn Robin 439 for for
York Ali Linda 440 for for
  Dales Martin 441 against against
  Reid Jenny 442 for for
  Smith Ian 443    
  Thompson Roy 444 for for
  Vernon Stella 445    
Religious Communities Desmond Alban SSF Brother 453 abst for
  Anita OHP Sister 454 for for
ex officio Cameron Sheila 456    
  Briden Timothy 457 abst abst
  Collier Peter 458    
  Whittam Smith Andreas 459    
  Bell Stuart 460    
  Walker Timothy 461    
  Spencer Jonathan 462 for for
Archbishops’ Council McPherson Katherine 463    
  Britton Andrew 464 for for
  Sloman Anne 465 for for
  Russell Mark 466 for for
  Fletcher Philip 467 for for
  Craven John 468    
  for     121 131
  against     56 45
  abst     7 6

Peter Owen
19 February 2009