The Standing Committee is responsible for the general control and management of the administration of the Diocese.
Its tasks include:
- The preparation, updating and implementation of development plans for 3-5 years.
- The setting of objectives for the furtherance of the work of the Diocese in the light of recommendations made by the Boards of the Diocese.
- The utilisation of the resources, human powers, skills, buildings and finances available to the Diocese.
- The preparation of business/agenda for the Synod.
- To receive and approve the Annual Accounts and to determine the level of Diocesan Quota to be levied on charges.
- To consider and approve the Diocesan budget.
- To decide in its own absolute discretion on the best means of promoting its work and objects and the expenditure to be incurred therefor.
- To attend to any other matter not explicitly remitted or delegated to any Board, group or individual.
Standing Committee Membership:
- The Bishop (Convener)
- The Dean (ex-officio)
- Rev’d Prof David Atkinson
- Mr David Crosley
- Dr Hugh Dawson
- Miss Anne Harper
- Rev’d Alastair MacDonald
- Mr Peter Murray
- Dr Lorraine Paisey
- Mr John Whittall
For more information, please contact the Bishop via the Diocesan Office: