Adding up the Big Society
I DO not think that they are exceptional in their generosityamong church communities, but the people of Bath Abbey have addedup what they give of their time, and it comes to some impressivefigures. Among them, they contribute more than 28,000 voluntaryhours a year. A quick prod at my calculator suggests that that isthe equivalent of 3500 eight-hour days. If they were all paid theLiving Wage, it would be the equivalent of some £209,583-worth ofwork a year - more than £4000 a ...
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