Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer praised religion teams at a summit on Monday.
Ahead of this yr’s common elections, he’s asking civic and religion teams to accomplice with Labour in attaining its targets for nationwide renewal.
He instructed the summit of civic and religion leaders on Monday that that they had “a singular and important function on this nation, constructing the relationships and the shared values that form our nationwide life”.
He went on to say that they had been usually the “glue” holding collectively totally different stakeholders locally and serving to to give you options to totally different challenges.
He recalled the important function of locations of worship through the pandemic after they acted as vaccination centres, and the function they proceed to play as group hubs.
“This a possibility for hope … to create a society of service,” mentioned Starmer.
Shadow Cabinet Ministers Yvette Cooper, Wes Streeting, Bridget Phillipson and Thangam Debbonaire and Shadow Faith Minister Maeve Sherlock additionally attended the summit.