The Measure on Women Bishops is rejected.

Today, 20 November, the vote was taken at the General Synod of the Church of England on the Measure to provide the legislation to permit women bishops in the Church of England.

It was passed 44 for, 3 against and 2 absentions in the House of Bishops; passed 148 for, 45 against in the House of Clergy, but failed to secure the necessary two thirds majority in the House of Laity with 132 for, and 74 against.