Bishop warns over debt peril

Bishop James has spoken over his worries on the effect of debt on people and families. Speaking to the Daily Post, the Bishop said "as a pastor we see the effects of policies on people's lives and there is no doubt that people are feeling a huge pressure of debt at the moment".

Bishop James has spoken over his worries on the effect of debt on people and families. Speaking to the Daily Post, the Bishop said "as a pastor we see the effects of policies on people's lives and there is no doubt that people are feeling a huge pressure of debt at the moment".

The Bishop was commenting on the Government's pre-Budget report where the Chancellor cut VAT. He said "the plan is to spend other people's money and that takes you more and more into debt".


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Bishop James spoke on a similar theme when he delivered the Hugh Kay Memorial Lecture in 2004. Read the full lecture using the download on the right of this page.