The new Bishop of Durham has arrived in the region ahead of his inauguration service in Durham Cathedral tomorrow.
The Right Reverend Paul Butler has received a traditional welcome to the diocese today.
But he's already made waves this week by suggesting that government reforms aren't helping those in need.
Watch Frances Read's report.
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