Also at Synod: children, the living wage
Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:14
ON Wednesday, the Synod voted to "strongly encourage" all Churchof England institutions to pay "at least" the living wage. JohnFreeman (Chester), proposing the motion, said that if the Churchpaid less than this, "why should the world take any notice of itwhen it speaks out against other examples of economicinjustice?"
The Archbishop of York, Dr Sentamu, congratulated Mr Freeman onhis motion, saying that one in five people in work in the UK wasnot paid a living wage.
The Synod ...
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