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15 March 2018
The Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill passed its Second Reading today, Friday. Quakers across Britain are encouraging their MPs to support the bill.
10 December 2017
Amid great constitutional change and uncertainty and on UN Human Rights Day, Quakers in Britain are joining more than 140 civil society groups in an open letter to the prime minister. They are seeking commitment to “stand firm on universal human rights standards as the foundation of a forward-looking UK".
20 November 2017
Ahead of this year's budget on Wednesday, CLASS think tank is writing an Open Letter to the government, demanding the end to austerity. Quakers in Britain are supporting the letter.
10 November 2017
This week's global gathering on climate change brings politicians and activists to Bonn, Germany. The 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) aims to prevent dangerous global warming. Quakers in Britain have signed statements urging the conference to take urgent action.
23 August 2017
What are you doing over the bank holiday? If you are one of the 10,000 plus attending Greenbelt, a festival for the common good, you may get a chance to fly a kite with Quaker peace educator Ellis Brooks.
31 May 2017
Quakers in Britain have announced a packed programme of events to mark Refugee Week (19–25 June), exploring the role of culture in shaping attitudes to newcomers.