General Synod

Gavin Drake is a member of the General Synod’s House of Laity, representing the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.

Keep up to date with my dedicated General Synod Facebook page

Press Releases

26 December 2021
Southwell and Nottingham General Synod member calls for safeguarding changes

3 December 2021:
General Synod member calls for Archiepiscopal Visitation to investigate safeguarding in Southwell and Nottingham


General Synod Update

General Synod Update is a new monthly publication with news about the General Synod and its work. A new edition will be published here on the last Sunday of every month.

  • January 2022 – Follow-up to the November 2021 Group of Sessions
  • December 2021 – Summary of the November 2021 Group of Sessions
  • November 2021 – Preview of the November 2021 Group of Sessions


Videos

Question 10 at the November 2021 Group of Sessions – national intervention in diocesan safeguarding

Question 60 at the November 2021 Group of Sessions – cross-referencing PCR2 referrals against existing reviews.

General Synod Finance Debate – questioning the effectiveness of national spending on safeguarding