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10 February 2017
In a joint letter to the Home Secretary, the leaders of five churches have expressed their concern at the Government's announcement that it intends to suspend the programme for the safe resettlement of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United Kingdom.
4 February 2017
Quakers in Britain have responded to the global unease about recent political developments around the world with a clear statement asserting that, “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."
31 January 2017
Faith and science communities met this week as Quakers set out to build communication and support between them. Quakers in Britain and the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) held two interfaith luncheons with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
13 January 2017
Quakers in Britain have become the first major religious body to be awarded the Pay Compare Mark.
The mark is awarded to employers who disclose the gap between their highest and lower paid workers on the Pay Compare website.
22 December 2016
At the close of a turbulent year, Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, has spoken publicly following recent attacks in Berlin, Egypt and elsewhere.
10 December 2016
To mark Human Rights Day on 10 December, Quakers in Britain have sent a plea to the Prime Minister to drop the government's commitment to 'scrap' the Human Rights Act. This move signifies their centuries-long history of standing up for human rights and for working for peace and justice.