Mark Littlewood writes for The Times
“Perhaps the archbishop’s assumption that greater action by the state is the best way to tackle the country’s problems is due to the privileges the Church of England is granted by the constitution, which embeds the church in the state’s lawmaking processes.
As the established religion of the land, 26 bishops sit in the House of Lords. Many will argue that this is an unacceptable anomaly in a modern, multi-faith country. The more the Church of England is seen to be a centre-left campaigning body in terms of public policy, the more people will question whether such representation in the legislature can be justified.”
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