FCO Support for Persecuted Christians

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners – in the House of Commons on 25th July 2019.

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Photo of Steve Double Steve Double Conservative, St Austell and Newquay

One of the many important findings of the Bishop of Truro’s report is that it highlighted a lack of religious literacy at the Home Office, particularly when dealing with Christians fleeing persecution and seeking asylum. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Home Office should take heed of this recommendation, and does she believe that the Church has a role to play in improving religious literacy across Whitehall?