The resignation of the chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral

A short verse on the resignation of Dr Giles Fraser from his post at St Paul’s over plans to remove protestors lawfully from outside the cathedral.

The Chancellor of St Paul’s

Said “I’m afraid my conscience calls

I cannot stand in silence

While there’s a slight possibility of violence”



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