EXTRACT FROM CONSTITUTION OF YORK MINSTER

THE CATHEDRAL COUNCIL

A.  There shall be a Council, whose duty shall be to further and support the mission and the work of the Cathedral Church, reviewing and advising upon the direction and oversight of that work by the Chapter, and in particular without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, to:

(i) consider proposals submitted by the Chapter in connection with the general direction and mission of the Cathedral Church and to give advice on them to the Chapter;

(ii) receive and consider the annual budget of the Cathedral Church;

(iii) receive and consider the annual report and audited accounts of the Cathedral Church;

(iv) consider proposals submitted by the Chapter in connection with the Constitution and Statutes of the Cathedral Church, with a view to their revision under Part II of the Measure.

The Archbishop shall have the right to be present and to speak, but not vote, at any meeting of the Council.

Canon Peter Collier QC,Chair

The Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York

Four members of Chapter chosen by Chapter:
The Revd Canon Peter Moger
The Revd Canon Dr Christopher Collingwood
Canon Dr Richard Shephard
(one further appointment to be confirmed)

Two members elected by the College of Canons:
The Ven Sarah Bullock
The Revd Canon Dr Neal Barnes

Four members elected by the Minster Community:
Mrs Tina Funnell
Mrs Rachel Hicks
Mr John Morley
Mr Chris Rundle

Eight members appointed by the Archbishop:
The Rt Hon The Earl of Halifax
Abbot Cuthbert Madden OSB
Mr Stephen Galloway
Dr Jo Gillespie
Mr Mark Shepherd
Prof Julian Stern
Sir William Worsley Bt DL
(one futher appointment to be confirmed)

The Archbishop of York has the right to be present and to speak, but not vote, at any meeting of Council.