Tags: "scottish government"

18 Nov
0

Church urges caution on ‘deeply disturbing’ gender consultation

Church urges caution on ‘deeply disturbing’ gender consultation This week I expressed grave concerns about the Scottish Government consultation on reform of gender recognition legislation. The consultation, which can be accessed via this link, seeks views on making it easier ...

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17 Nov
0

Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion

Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have today (Friday 17 November) published a letter sent to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, urging her to engage in renewed discussions and dialogue on ...

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11 Nov
0

Church representative urges Government to acknowledge anti-Catholic problem

Church representative urges Government to acknowledge anti-Catholic problem The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office has told the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee that Scotland has an anti-Catholic problem and that the government must do more than simply legislate if it ...

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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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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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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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31 Aug
0

Catholic Parliamentary Office submission to Education and Skills Committee on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill

Catholic Parliamentary Office submission to Education and Skills Committee on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill We have submitted a response to the Holyrood Education and Skills Committee call for evidence on the Children and Young People ...

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