I don’t normally talk about politics, but I’ve been watching some of the Blair-Brown handover commentary on the BBC. It was interesting to see Tony Blair’s final Prime Minister’s Questions, in particular the question about faith.
LIberal Democrat MP Richard Younger-Ross (to great heckling) asked about the advice Mr Blair would give Mr Brown on the relationship between state and faith, especially if Mr Brown really does want to disestablish the Church of England. Tony Blair’s reply: “I think I’m really not bothered about that one”. Loud applause followed.
It gave the impression that the Church of England is, in the eyes of MPs, an entire irrelevance.