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A key factor in the clergy’s choice of location

From the Revd Ian Aveyard

Sir, - Your correspondents (14 February) and interviewees (News, 7 February) seem to suggest that the reluctance of clergy to serve in the north may be due to a lack of commitment. Research conducted for the Ministry Council between 2009 and 2011 (The Trajectory of Vocation from Bishops' Advisory Panel to First Incumbency) suggests otherwise. It appears to be the result of a complex interaction of demographics and clergy ...

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