- England: General Synod voted down a measure to allow women bishops in November 2012. Another measure is afoot which could be voted on in July 2015.
- Wales: Governing Body of the Church in Wales has today approved ordination of women from 12 September 2014.
- Ireland (including Northern Ireland): Approved the ordination of women as priests and bishops in 1990, although no women have been ordained so far.
- Scotland: Scottish Episcopal Church has allowed women bishops since 2003. While a female priest was shortlisted in 2010, none has been ordained.
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