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17 April 2020
Quakers in Britain's national organisation – Britain Yearly Meeting has furloughed a significant number of staff in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown measures introduced in the UK and other countries to contain the outbreak have severely reduced its income and limited the scope for delivering many aspects of its work.
9 April 2020
The number of people in detention needs to be reduced significantly because it is not possible in these settings to follow government advice on COVID-19, say Quakers in Britain. Unprecedented government action is needed to save lives.
6 April 2020
Paul Parker, the Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, with Church leaders from denominations across Britain and Ireland, have today issued this statement.
3 April 2020
Quakers in Britain have postponed their 2020 Yearly Meeting Gathering. The ongoing public health situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, very sadly, makes it impossible to bring 2,000 people together for this event.
2 April 2020
As the Coronavirus crisis deepens Quakers are working with allies to speak up for the most vulnerable.
2 April 2020
As the Coronavirus spreads across the world, the Quaker community is responding with love, prayer and action.