Ed Miliband: Women bishops vote is 'wonderful news'

Labour leader Ed Miliband described the approval of women bishops as "wonderful news".

The Church of England voted in favour of the measure for the first time at York University today, just 18 months after a previous attempt was thwarted.

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Wonderful news from York where the Church of England has just voted to allow women bishops for the first time.

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Welby: 'Absolutely delighted' over women bishops vote

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is "absolutely delighted" that the church has approved legislation to introduce the first women bishops in the Church of England.