Tags: "Scotland"

02 Nov
0

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland The Scottish Government has laid a statutory instrument before Parliament which empowers Scottish NHS Boards to provide free abortion services to women from Northern Ireland. ...

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23 Oct
0

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life The Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences of Scotland and England & Wales have thanked pro-life politicians for their commitment to protecting human life from ...

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12 Oct
0

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
0

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
1

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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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