Tags: "Scotland"

12 Oct
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MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime

MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime MSPs from three opposition parties in Holyrood have questioned the Scottish Government on its intentions with regard to the tackling of anti-Catholic hate crime. Elaine Smith (Scottish Labour), Ross Greer (Scottish Greens) ...

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10 Oct
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Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week

Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has published a prayer resource for Challenge Poverty Week, which will take place between 15-21 October. The resource, which can be accessed via this link, contains a prayer for ...

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04 Oct
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Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime

Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime The Scottish Government has charged senior judge Lord Bracadale to chair an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland. The remit for the review, announced in January by Annabelle Ewing, Minister for Community ...

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03 Oct
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Archbishop praises ‘multicultural and multireligious’ Scotland

Archbishop praises ‘multicultural and multireligious’ Scotland Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, former head of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and Papal Nuncio to Egypt, has praised Scotland for being a ‘multicultural and multireligious’ society. Delivering Time for Reflection in the Scottish ...

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02 Oct
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Scottish Parliament releases handy new guides

Scottish Parliament releases handy new guides The Scottish Parliament has published two new guides to help people better understand the role of Parliament and elected representatives. The first publication, titled ‘Who Does What’ provides a very brief but extremely useful ...

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27 Sep
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Have you considered working for an MSP or MP?

Have you considered working for an MSP or MP? Did you know that MSPs and MPs regularly advertise jobs, looking for people to assist them in their political work? There are opportunities for Caseworkers and Parliamentary Assistants to assist with ...

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22 Sep
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Scottish Government must protect the world’s poorest

Scottish Government must protect the world’s poorest SCIAF has joined forces with other major international development organisations to challenge the Scottish Government to protect the world’s poorest people by making sure climate justice is a fundamental part of the forthcoming ...

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21 Sep
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Scottish Parliament failing on human rights

Scottish Parliament failing on human rights On Tuesday evening the Scottish Parliament passed a motion in the matter of dignity, equality and human rights. The motion, initiated by Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, was debated ...

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19 Sep
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Pope Francis: It is a sin not to pray for rulers

Pope Francis: It is a sin not to pray for rulers Pope Francis, during the morning Mass at Santa Marta Residence on September 18, said that it is “a sin not to pray for rulers”. In his homily the Holy ...

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07 Sep
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First Minister Reveals Government’s Programme for Scotland

First Minister Reveals Government’s Programme for Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has released the Government’s programme for Scotland 2017-18, titled ‘A Nation with Ambition’. Among the proposals set out in the document are the following: phase out the need for ...

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