Another key figure at Lincoln Cathedral is suspended

May 21, 2019 by

by Peter Hennessy, Lincoln Live:

Another important figure at Lincoln Cathedral has been suspended pending an investigation.

William Harrison, the Chapter Clerk and Administrator at the cathedral, has become the fourth person at the diocese to step aside.

The cathedral has stated that the clerk has been suspended over “procedural matters” and that an investigation is under way.

It comes after the Bishop of Lincoln was suspended by the Archbishop of Canterbury over safeguarding concerns.

The Dean of Lincoln Cathedral, Very Reverend Christine Wilson, and Chancellor Reverend Canon Dr Paul Overend, also both abruptly took a leave of absence in April while a “non-recent safeguarding matter” was being investigated by the police.

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