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Archbishop Welby accused of hypocrisy

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is facing accusations of hypocrisy.

Earlier this week he criticised Amazon for "paying almost nothing in tax" and said that zero-hours contracts were " the reincarnation of an ancient evil".

The Times reports on its front page that the Church of England uses zero-hours contracts and has invested in Amazon.

It quotes Conservative MP Ben Bradley who says it's "hypocritical" of the archbishop to criticise zero-hours contracts whilst the church advertises zero-hours jobs.

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