I don’t compete against other women. To uplif…

I don’t compete against other women. To uplift others means I’m never looking down on them. I applaud their strength, and I remind them that we never know how strong we are until we are tested. And this life will test you… But it’s not a competition. I want us all to make it.

I believe that the general growth…

I believe that the general growth in large [financial] institutions have occurred in the context of an underlying structure of markets in which many of the larger risks are dramatically — I should say, fully — hedged.

I made a mistake in presuming…

I made a mistake in presuming that the self-interests of organisations, specifically banks and others, were such that they were best capable of protecting their own shareholders and their equity in the firms.

I’d signed up not just for…

I’d signed up not just for Christianity but the established Church of England. That has a particular history and I think we rather lost it in the 19th Century, we became so much part of empire and colonialism, the language of the Church Of England still reflects that Victorian time. As the 20th Century developed, not surprisingly people left the church and I can see the church’s role in losing people.

As a parish priest of the…

As a parish priest of the Church Of England I promise to look after everyone in the community, not just those who come to church, not just white people, not just the Christians.