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Council offers tax breaks for prayers
Cornwall Council is granting tax-breaks to people because of their religious beliefs – and Catholics are getting more than anyone else.
The news is unlikely to please Cornwall’s 2,169 Jedi Knights, who form the county’s largest single non-Christian “religious” group.
The council is simply implementing national government rules but it does have some discretion over who qualifies.
The British Humanist Association says the rules are unfair and should be changed.