Wickersley LGBT row vicar steps down as school governor

Jul 2, 2019 by

from BBC News:

A vicar who described LGBT inclusive education in schools as “a form of child grooming” has stepped down as a school governor.

The Reverend Peter Hughes, of St Alban’s, Wickersley, near Rotherham in South Yorkshire, had made the comments in a parish magazine in June.

Mr Hughes was a school governor at St Alban’s CofE Primary School.

Alison Adair, the school’s headteacher, said Mr Hughes resigned in June after the school began an investigation.

[…]  The school and its trust previously jointly said Mr Hughes was entitled to his views which they did not share.

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