Blogs

4 Jun 2013

Members of the House of Lords have voted by more than two to one to back government plans for same-sex marriages in England and Wales.

4 Jun 2013

The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas has warned that cost-cutting UK legal aid proposals “will destroy prison law as we have known it”.

4 Jun 2013

The UK government’s legal aid changes in England and Wales would deny justice to the most vulnerable and undermine the rule of law, Human Rights Watch says.

4 Jun 2013

Lawyers and legal justice campaigners have held a demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament over the proposed closure of ten sheriff courts.

4 Jun 2013

A vote by MPs against setting a decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill is "deeply disappointing and a missed opportunity", says Christian Aid.

4 Jun 2013

Six peace activists, representing the group Disarm the Drones, have become the first in Britain to be arrested and charged for anti-drones related offences.

4 Jun 2013

A legal opinion by a leading QC has found that the Westminster Government’s proposed changes to legal aid – for which the consultation closes today – are unlawful.

3 Jun 2013

The collective action of congregations in Geneva, Switzerland, serving migrant communities, has been celebrated at the Ecumenical Centre.

3 Jun 2013

Some Christian MPs strongly support marriage equality while others are strongly against it. In the UK and beyond, parliamentary debates on celebrating same-sex partnerships have revealed that – whatever top clerics or elders say – opinion within the churches is divided, says Savitri Hensman, reporting and commenting on the religious and theological views being expressed in parliament.