Tory MP Jonathan Gullis attacks bishops for ‘using the pulpit to preach from’

Stoke-on-Trent MP told to ‘look up the meaning of Bishop in the dictionary’

Jon Stone
Policy Correspondent
Monday 19 December 2022 18:10 GMT
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A Tory MP has launched an attack on Church of England bishops – and is facing mockery after he said they should stop "using the pulpit to preach from".

Jonathan Gullis was told to "look up the meaning of Bishop in the dictionary" after blasting the senior clerics for "preaching" about refugees.

It comes after the prelates criticised the government's plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda and said the idea should "shame us as a nation".

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