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Wales: OFSTED in churches?

A group of Christian organisations issued a joint statement in June regarding the Welsh Government’s plan to register and inspect church youth work, which parallels that of the plans the Government has for English church groups.

The Christian Institute

The statement is clear that the Welsh Government should not appoint a state regulator of religion and an inspection is an unwarranted incursion into private religion and family life. Although inspection would only be triggered by a complaint, the scope for vexatious complaints is considerable.