Comments: Canon Susan Jones to be next Dean of Liverpool

Only just noticed, these notices simply say The Queen rather than Her Majesty The Queen. Informality is getting everywhere.

Posted by Kate at Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 1:22pm GMT

Without knowing any more about her than what is stated here, it looks to me that this is an excellent appointment!

Posted by David Emmott at Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 2:30pm GMT

Kate, this is not new. Certainly since 2010 (and I believe for many years before that but I can't find the archives to search back any further) the form for the Press Releases from Number 10 for all appointments civil, judicial and ecclesiastical has been simply "The Queen has been pleased to ...." Personally, I don't find that informal but each to her/his own understanding of formality.

Posted by RPNewark at Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 9:03am GMT

"Without knowing anything more about her..." says David Emmott. Ask around Bangor Cathedral, where she was Dean (interestingly not mentioned in the statement) and I sang in the choir. You will hear plenty about her there, David.

Posted by Dafydd Roberts at Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 9:37am GMT

Congratulations Sue on this important appointment. Take care and best wishes. Mel and Sandra Poole and family

Posted by Mel and Sandra poole at Monday, 5 February 2018 at 6:00pm GMT
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