[Anglican Communion News Service] A major review of the governance of the 42 cathedrals in England has recommended a change in the law to improve their governance. The review recommends the retention of chapter as the governing body of a cathedral, but with a clearer emphasis on its governance role. It says that the dean should chair the chapter alongside an independent lay vice-chair nominated by the diocesan bishop. The report recommends that at least two-thirds of the non-executive members would be laity.
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