‘Let’s place our trust in the local’, urges Archbishop of Canterbury

By Ann McGauran | 16 September 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury has today urged the Government to follow the clergy’s historic commitment to ‘localism’ rather than ‘determining the daily details of our lives’.

He said local government, schools and voluntary agencies – including churches – ‘can communicate well, act swiftly and measure risk and consequences on the ground.’

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