David Rossdale, Bishop of Grimsby, is among eight Bishops from our region to sign a letter to the Government slamming their welfare reform bill, which will be discussed in Parliament next week.
Despite technically retiring earlier this year, he says he does not officially retire until next month and felt strongly enough about the issue to sign the letter.
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12 of the region's MPs retire today when Parliament is officially dissolved.
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