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Ekklesia is a co-signatory to a letter in the Guardian today (25 November 2011), along with five other churches and groups, regarding the growing pay gap.
In England, the debate on stipends, remuneration and expenses for Anglican clergy serving the Established church continues - with a BBC radio investigation in the pipeline.The issues include pay justice, terms and conditions of work, investment decisions and use of financial resources.
Meanwhile, in Scotland, the Presbyterian national church is looking towards giving newly qualified ministers a "lucrative bonus" to serve in remote rural parishes as their first charge, under plans from a Kirk council.
People in Britain think that Premiership footballers should be paid a lot less, and that those in service jobs at the bottom of the pay scale should get a good deal more, says a new survey for the Fabian Society.