Chapter puts Dean under renewed pressure to go
Friday 09 February 1996
The idea has already been suggested by a majority of the cathedral staff, by the Bishop of Lincoln, the Rt Rev Robert Hardy, and by the sub- Dean and treasurer of the Cathedral, Canon Rex Davis, with whom Dr Jackson has been feuding since his appointment in 1989.
However, the Dean has rejected the moves since his acquittal last year on charges of adultery with Verity Freestone, a former cathedral verger.
But the Bishop's personal assistant, Canon Raymond Rodger, said last night: "People feel matters here are so bad that they can only be resolved by a change of personnel.
Last night Dr Carey's office said that he shared the chapter's "widespread anxiety" but could not comment further.
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