Tags: "UK Government"

21 Feb
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MPs press UK Government to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

MPs press UK Government to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Labour MP Owen Smith has asked the UK Government if it would be prepared to legislate to extend same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland. The MP for Pontypridd ...

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22 Jan
0

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty Following their visit to Calais last year, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and Bishop William Nolan, President ...

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19 Jan
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Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy

Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy The Scottish Government is developing a new strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation. The draft strategy is currently open for consultation and we encourage anyone with an interest to participate. Launching ...

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09 Jan
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Bishop William Nolan laments UK Government response to refugee crisis

Bishop William Nolan laments UK Government response to refugee crisis Bishop William Nolan of Galloway and President of the Scottish Justice and Peace Commission has expressed his disappointment at a “less than generous” response by the UK Government to the ...

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07 Jan
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Bishop Keenan praises move to protect free speech at universities

Bishop Keenan praises move to protect free speech at universities Bishop John Keenan of Paisley has praised an announcement that from April this year a new regulator will be established and have the power to fine, suspend or deregister universities ...

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18 Oct
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Scottish Affairs Committee criticises Government response to Job Centre closure report

Scottish Affairs Committee criticises Government response to Job Centre Plus closure report The Scottish Affairs Committee has criticised the UK Government’s response to their report into Job Centre Plus Closures in Glasgow. The report, published in April, criticised the Government’s ...

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