Blogs

21 Nov 2013

A senior Scottish Episcopalian has welcomed the overwhelming Scottish parliament vote for marriage equality, while the Church of Scotland rejects its premise.

21 Nov 2013

Quakers in Britain have warmly welcomed the overwhelming support given yesterday (20 November) by MSPs to the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill.

21 Nov 2013

A new report by Amnesty International says thousands of Indonesian women trafficked to Hong Kong as domestic workers face conditions similar to slavery.

21 Nov 2013

The President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Ruth Gee, has sent her support to Methodist prison chaplains during Prisons Week (17-23 November).

20 Nov 2013

The General Synod of the Church of England, its governing body, has approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops.

20 Nov 2013

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has called for a mobilisation of organisations across the country to get Wales included in the map of EU transport priorities.

20 Nov 2013

This evening the Scottish Parliament passed the first reading of the Marriage Equality Bill by 98 votes to 15, with five abstentions.