September 17th saw another of our Men's Breakfasts in the Beauchamp Arms Pub, Dymock - this time our guest was Sir Bill Wiggin, a local MP. Asked about
progress on the government's 'Levelling Up' agenda (it relates to the Christian teaching of loving your neighbour as yourself), he explained the need is to level-up opportunities across the country, eg: the proposed 'Duty Free Ports' are designed to give local employment opportunities rather than rely on ideas such as just moving people like civil servants from one place to another.
He covered a wide range of topics, and when asked about the involvement of the church and politics, he suggested the church needs to be involved in all aspects of life but he supports its work in reaching out to people with the Christian message in ways more acceptable to them, such as the evangelical wing of the church seems to be achieving.
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