Law and religion roundup – 3rd December

Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Faith

Keir Starmer has appointed Baroness (Maeve) Sherlock as Shadow Minister for Faith. As well as being a working Labour Peer, she is also an Anglican priest.

No” to solar panels on a listed church

The BBC reports that an application to install 28 solar panels on the Grade II-listed St Anne’s Church in the village of Ings, near Windermere, has been rejected by the Lake District National Park Authority. The church had wanted to install the panels in light of increased usage of the church and the high cost of energy, and to reduce the energy demands of the building. Continue reading