‘The loss of a division is a statistic, the death of an individual is a tragedy.
“We could say the same today about unemployment.
“It is something which, except for the bravest and toughest, wears people down, and through it our economy tells its victims the lie that they are worth nothing.
“As a Christian I start with the principle that every human being, because they are made and loved by God, is of infinite value.”
Not a million miles from the kind of thing Rowan would have said either.