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Wading in on the Living Wage debate

It has been a difficult week for the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby after it emerged some Cathedral staff are paid little more than the minimum wage. This was despite a high profile statement issued by him and his fellow bishops calling for the widespread adoption of a Living Wage as the best way for employers to treat their workers. …

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Archbishop embarrassed by Cathedral’s living wage blunder

The Archbishop of Canterbury has admitted “embarrassment” over revelations that Canterbury Cathedral is offering jobs paying barely over the minimum wage. The Most Reverend Justin Welby waded into political debate last week by demanding a living wage for all workers of at least £7.85 per hour. But critics have since accused the primate of hypocrisy after it emerged the Cathedral is …

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