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4 November 2020
As the original date of the COP26 climate talks approaches, Quakers in Britain have joined more than 60 UK faith representatives in calling on the Prime Minister to commit to ambitious emissions reductions in line with the need to keep global heating below 1.5 degrees.
4 November 2020
The controversial Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill has passed through the House of Commons. A judge-led review into the handling of allegations against troops will run in parallel to the bill.
24 September 2020
Quakers in Britain have set out their priorities in a submission to the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in six areas: climate change, criminal justice, defence, education, immigration and charities.
22 September 2020
Quakers in Britain have written to Defence Secretary Ben Wallace to express concern about the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill.
21 September 2020
On International Day of Peace (21 September) Quakers are joining a global call for peace, justice and inclusion to be at the heart of the response to COVID-19.
19 August 2020
Ten prominent figures from major faiths in the UK have this week together called for the government to urgently bring forward Online Harms legislation to establish accountability for the social media companies when they facilitate abuse and hate online.