The Bishop of Durham has expressed his sadness after Britain voted in favour of leaving the European Union.
The Rt Rev Paul Butler was speaking during a visit to The Venerable Bede CE Academy in Sunderland as part of a Royal visit by the King and Queen of Lesotho. He said:
I was surprised. I thought that it would probably be just about be for Remain, but none of us could predict because we have never been down this way before. Personally I was sad when I heard the news but it is our responsibility to work for the good of the nation as a whole.
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