27 bishops and 16 clergy 'attack coalition welfare policy'

Some 27 Anglican bishops and 16 other clergy have accused the coalition of creating hardship and hunger, according to the Mirror. The newspaper reported that Britain’s leading bishops denounce David Cameron’s welfare reforms for creating a “national crisis”.

Prime Minister David Cameron. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

In a letter to the Daily Mirror, the bishops and faith leaders said the PM has a “moral duty” to act on the growing number going hungry.

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27 bishops and 16 clergy 'attack coalition welfare policy'

Some 27 Anglican bishops and 16 other clergy have accused the coalition of creating hardship and hunger, according to the Mirror. It reported Britain’s leading bishops denounce David Cameron’s welfare reforms for creating a “national crisis”.