This has been a regular occurrence for me for 22 of the past 25 years.  However, whilst a fun video, it isn’t funny what Andy Burnham, Mayor Manchester, has to say in the August edition of British GQ Magazine: “Northerners are victims of discrimination in London.”  In the article he asks: “‘How many Labour prime ministers have come from the North of England?  Read more here

Whilst Burnham is talking about politics and the cult of Westminster, his reasoning could also apply to the CofE if we were to ask how many Bishops come from a working class / Northern background who haven’t attended Oxbridge! I’m guessing you could count on one hand.

Now there’s a piece of research waiting to be done.