Tags: "UK Parliament"

03 May
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Motion calls on Government to review its approach to travel requests following death of Alfie Evans

Image: Catholic News Agency Motion calls on Government to review its approach to travel requests following death of Alfie Evans   An Early Day Motion in the UK Parliament has called on the UK Government to review its current approach ...

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03 May
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UK Government struggling to tackle modern slavery

UK Government struggling to tackle modern slavery   A Public Accounts Committee report has revealed that the UK Government is struggling to deal effectively with the problem of modern slavery.   Despite the Home Office introducing an ambitious Modern Slavery ...

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02 May
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Early Day Motion expresses ‘deep regret and sadness’ at death of Lord Michael Martin

Image: telegraph.co.uk Early Day Motion expresses ‘deep regret and sadness’ at death of Lord Michael Martin An Early Day Motion has been lodged in the UK Parliament expressing ‘deep regret and sadness’ at the death of Lord Michael Martin, former ...

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08 Mar
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Syria: ISIS may be on the verge of defeat but violence remains

image: children caught up in violence in Eastern Ghouta (CNN) Syria: ISIS may be on the verge of defeat but violence remains A House of Commons library briefing on the current situation in Syria suggests the country is still gripped ...

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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
0

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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