Anglican Bishop of Liverpool to retire

Bishop James Jones
Bishop James Jones set to retire in August Credit: Press Association

The Bishop of Liverpool has announced his retirement.

The Right Reverend James Jones will step down in August on his 65th birthday.

He chaired the Hillsborough Independent Panel which exposed the full truth of the football tragedy.

The Bishop of Warrington will step into his role until a permanent appointment is made.

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Bishop announces retirement

The Bishop of Liverpool has announced his retirement.