English cathedral bans ‘bullying’ precentor for 10 yearsNews
We reported a few weeks ago that Ed Jones, director of music at Wakefield Cathedral, had been bullied out of his job by a Precentor and was seeking a new future in finance.
Early this month, the Precentor was suspended.
Today, the Church announced the following penalty on its website:
The Revd Canon JAYSON DONAL RHODES
Date imposed: 22nd May 2023
Relevant CDM section: 16(1)
Statutory Ground of Misconduct: s.8(1)(d): Conduct unbecoming & inappropriate to the office and work of a clerk in Holy Orders
Penalty: Removal from office & limited prohibition for 10 years with effect from 31 July 2023