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The Bishop of Newcastle has called on people to unite, to heal divisions highlighted by the EU referendum.
The Right Revd Christine Hardman says communities should work together to build a country she describes as 'generous, outward facing and welcoming'.
The Bishop told ITV News Tyne Tees that she was saddened by the nature of the debate on both sides at points during the campaign. In its aftermath, she hopes people can look to what they have in common.
Watch the Bishop's comments here:
The Conservative MP for Hexham says a priority in the wake of the Brexit vote is to secure the best possible deal for the UK with the EU.
Guy Opperman was speaking as northern Conservatives from the Remain and Leave camps met in Northumberland.
Mr Opperman campaigned for the country to stay in the EU. He was joined by the West Yorkshire MP Stuart Andrew who had voted to leave.
Mr Opperman denied it was difficult to come together in this way, telling ITV News Tyne Tees. 'We have to move on'.
The Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine Hardman, has called on people to unite, following the referendum vote to leave the European Union.
The Bishop says it will be a 'challenge for the North East' to heal the divisions highlighted in the campaign.
In a statement. she urged people to come together to build for the future.
The referendum vote on Thursday was a moment of great significance in our region, country and in Europe.
In the North East, as in many parts of the country, the sharpness of the debate and the divisions it has highlighted pose a challenge for us as we move forward into the future.
As someone who is inspired by Christian hope, I believe that the task is now for us to unite, to build a generous, outward-looking, and welcoming country.
The call is to build bridges not divisions.
The North East must not lose out as a result of Britain's exit from the European Union, according to the Shadow Europe Minister.
Pat Glass, Labour MP for North West Durham, had campaigned to Remain in the EU and now says the 'Leave' camp need to deliver on guarantees it given to the region during the referendum.
Mrs Glass told ITV News:
Nigel Farage said that the North East would not lose out from the money that comes from the EU. We've got to hold those people's feet to the fire and make sure that happens.