Harriet Harman MP, Labour’s Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, has welcomed the £30 million for the Listed Places of Worship Scheme. She said: “This Government’s u-turn is a victory for the campaign by churches and local communities against a wrong-headed proposal in the shambolic Budget."
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