The inquiry, which was set up by the government, is led by Baroness Hallett, and hearings began last year looking at core decision-making and political governance in the UK as a whole.
Last month the inquiry began to focus more specifically on how things were handled in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Christian Concern urged churches to participate, saying, ‘This is your chance to tell your story to the inquiry. You can also suggest what lessons you believe that the government should learn from what happened during the pandemic.’
It added, ‘It is worth remembering that while bicycle shops and off-licences were allowed to remain open as “essential services”, churches were forced to close.