New female Bishop of Hull is welcomed into fold

Archbishop conducts ceremony

The new Bishop of Hull has been consecrated in a ceremony at York Minster led by Archbishop John Sentamu.

Reverend Alison White has become only the second female bishop in the Church of England. She will have responsibility for Hull plus the coastline and the countryside of the East Riding. She and her husband - Bishop Frank White - become the first husband and wife pair of bishops.

Rev Alison White
A packed York Minster