In an interview with Christians in Parliament, she said: ‘I’ve always been a Christian, but I suppose I particularly renewed my faith about ten years ago, shortly after being selected in Loughborough.

‘The Church there was so active that it made me realise just how much the churches contribute to community life, and that was something that I appreciated. So that was the moment for me to not just be a quiet Christian, but to step up and to say publicly that I was a Christian involved in politics.’

Morgan controversially voted against same-sex marriage during her stint as equalities minister, prompting complaints from secular groups.