NO SMOKING boards will be installed near the temples in UK
London. May, 14. Clergyman in UK protested against new requirements of authorities to place boards which read “NO smoking” at the entrance in temples and cathedrals.
"What a nonsense! When did you hear about smoking in the churches?!"– exasperated the dean of the London’s Southwark Cathedral - Reverend Colin Slee.
Episcope Fullham John Broadherst called the authorities’ decision ‘ordinary example of aggressive nursery – state’ and the exact example of ‘sheer madness’.
In accordance with authorities’ rules plates with no smoking notice should be hung near the steps of the churches and cathedrals till July,1. This day smoking ban in public places comes into force.
In Health Protection department was promised to watch on decree observance carefully.