Diocesan rebuttal of union criticism over Sharpe case
Posted: 03 Feb 2011 @ 00:00
AN ACCUSATION of filibustering, made by the clergy union Unite, has provoked a strongly worded response from the diocese of Worcester.
The Revd Mark Sharpe, former Rector of a group of parishes in the Teme Valley, is seeking “very substantial damages” for unfair dismissal. First, however, he must show that he was an employee of the diocese, not merely an office-holder, which is the present condition of the clergy.
A tribunal hearing in ...
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