STOP PRESS: Archbishop of Canterbury hires BBC man

Former BBC journalist Jeremy Harris has been appointed as secretary for public affairs for the Archbishop of Canterbury. Harris’s remit covers relations with the Government, political parties and voluntary organisations.

Former BBC journalist Jeremy Harris has been appointed as secretary

for public affairs for the Archbishop of Canterbury. Harris’s remit

covers relations with the Government, political parties and voluntary

organisations.



He replaces Dr Andrew Purkis, who was appointed as chief executive to

the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund last April. Harris, 47, was a

senior foreign correspondent for the BBC for 13 years until 1995, when

he returned to the UK. Most recently, he presented radio programmes,

including Today.



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