Tags: "UK Parliament"

01 Feb
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Bill seeks to provide support for victims of modern slavery

Bill seeks to provide support for victims of modern slavery The Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill is currently making its way through the UK Parliament. The Bill, introduced by Lord McColl, makes provision about identifying and supporting victims of modern ...

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30 Jan
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Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals

Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals The Catholic Church in Scotland has welcomed Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activites) Bill which seeks to ensure conscience rights for all medical professionals and received a second reading in the House ...

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25 Jan
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Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament

Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament This Friday Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill will have its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill proposes to clarify the rights of freedom of conscience/conscientious objection ...

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21 Jan
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Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion

Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow has expressed his “disappointment” at the lack of support for an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the UK Parliament which recognises the positive contribution ...

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17 Jan
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Pope’s migrants quote put to Prime Minister

Image: Pope Francis meets Syrian refugees Pope’s migrants quote put to Prime Minister Carol Monaghan, MP for Glasgow North West, has questioned Prime Minister Theresa May on whether, as a committed Christian, she agrees with Pope Francis’ recent comment that ...

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17 Jan
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Plight of Jesuit priest in Honduras raised in UK Parliament

Image: Father Ismael Moreno Plight of Jesuit priest in Honduras raised in UK Parliament Patrick Grady, MP for Glasgow North, has asked the UK Government what it is doing to address the precarious civil rights situation in Honduras where Fr ...

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20 Nov
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This Wednesday wear red in support of persecuted Christians

This Wednesday wear red in support of persecuted Christians The UK Parliament and some Cathedrals across the country will turn red this Wednesday in honour of the world’s persecuted Christians and those who suffer for peacefully held beliefs. The initiative, ...

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20 Nov
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MPs challenge moves to liberalise laws and regulations around abortion

MPs challenge moves to liberalise laws and regulations around abortion Fiona Bruce and Edward Leigh have both challenged recent moves to liberalise abortion in the UK. Fiona gave an excellent speech in the main chamber which, among other topics, spoke ...

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16 Oct
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Universal Credit to be debated in Commons

Universal Credit to be debated in Commons There will be an opposition day debate on Universal Credit in the House of Commons this Wednesday 18th October. The debate will consider the roll-out of the new ‘all-in-one’ benefit which is replacing ...

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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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