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Pulpits to be censored?

On 10 March Rev. Barry Trayhorn lost his appeal at an Employment Tribunal for discrimination and constructive dismissal by HMP Littlehey.

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Mr Trayhorn, an ordained Pentecostal minister, worked at the prison for sex offenders as a gardener. At the invitation of the Chaplain he led some chapel services on a voluntary basis. Complaints were made after a service in May 2014, in which Mr Trayhorn spoke of the wonder of God’s forgiveness for those who repent, quoting 1 Corinthians 6.9-11 from memory. He was barred from leading future services and as a result of the way in which he was subsequently treated by the prison management he resigned from his job.