British church leaders wrote to Boris Johnson, the new British prime minister, with a warning that Britain’s exit from the EU without a deal “will strike those who have already been severely constrained by poverty“, the Guardian newspaper reported.
“While increasing numbers of families face difficulties in putting enough food on the table, we think it is irresponsible to look at the course of action that is expected to make this worse,” according to the Guardian. Without a deal and its impact on the British economy.
“British Church leaders are asking the government to publish evidence of the impact of Britain’s exit from the EU on disadvantaged communities and called on the prime minister to visit one of several church-run social work projects to support millions of people living in poverty.
The letter was signed by many leaders of churches and Christian groups from different sects “.