Bull vs Hall at the Supreme Court is out and it’s fascinating.
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The interesting discussion is whether the Bulls discriminated against Hall and Preddy directly or indirectly. Three of the judges ruled that the discrimination was direct (i.e. that because the law said that Civil Partners should be treated like . . . → Read More: Bull vs Hall – Supreme Court Ruling
I’ve had all weekend to think about the statement that the Bishop of Winchester made last week on the Steel Report.
For those who need reminding, this is the really interesting paragraph.
“I have received legal representations from an interested party requiring me to undertake not to release the report to any person. On legal . . . → Read More: Legal Representations
In all the controversy in Jersey, there is a possibility that charges may be laid against clergy on the island. In particular, Dame Steel’s Terms of Reference invite her to
make recommendations about whether or not disciplinary complaints should be brought against any member of the clergy as a result of the matters raised
Given . . . → Read More: Laying a Charge
You might get it. When Dame Heather Steel (of her own volition, but after consultation with the Bishop of Winchester) published an advert in the Jersey Evening Post asking for submissions to her in relation to the Terms of Reference of her inquiry, I’m not sure she and the Bishop anticipated what would happen next.
. . . → Read More: Be Careful What You Wish For
A new advert has been placed in the Jersey Evening Post (this morning – ironically). Click on the picture for a larger version.
The advert represents the first explicit public threat against the Bishop of Winchester in this whole saga. As I commented on the BBC and Premier Radio last weekend, there is the risk . . . → Read More: New Advert in JEP