David Cameron recently caused something of a storm by describing (not for the first time), the United Kingdom as a Christian country. Fifty public figures wrote a letter...
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future of jews in uk only if future of UK as Christian is assured
Where on earth does Samual Lebens get the idea that the Church of
England is self-sustaining financially? It receives hundreds of millions
from the state in tax breaks and grants and the schools it runs (a
quarter of the total of all schools in England) are financed by the
state to the tune of hundreds of millions of pounds.
Any organization that runs a state school can receive that funding. The
Humanist Society could apply for that, just as the United Synagogue runs
a number of State Schools and receives state money in order to do so.
The Church of England isn't receiving that money because it is the
established Church. The same can be said for its tax breaks.
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