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Interview: Shadow faith minister Janet Daby

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Janet Daby, MP for Lewisham East, was appointed as shadow faith minister in April 2020, committed to promote faith, religious tolerance and stronger communities within the UK.

In this RMC zoom briefing, on Friday 4 December, she was in conversation with Christopher Lamb. Three days later, she resigned as faith minister.

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“This is highly complex and controversial,” she said. “I think there needs to be something in place that respects people’s conscience and views of faith, as well as protects people’s rights [so] that . . . they can be treated equally. I think that needs to happen.”

Janet Daby MP



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