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Diocese of Leeds financial crisis

Diocese of Leeds is not in ‘financial crisis’: Bishop Nick Baines is balancing the budget

Apparently the Diocese of Leeds is in a state of "serious financial crisis". Bishop Nick Baines is pacing the cloisters with furrowed brow, anguished about having to sell off one of his cathedrals to make up the £3million shortfall. He…

The Divine Right of HM Revenue and Customs

  One expected a tactical Conservative prime minister leading a pragmatic Conservative Party in an expedient Liberal-Conservative coalition to propose or perform the occasional un-conservative thing. It was reasonably politic,…