Soaring house prices, welfare cuts and loss of social housing have sparked a housing crisis. For Quakers at their 2015 Yearly Meeting it was a hot topic and now they are questioning peers who are beginning a line by line examination of The Housing and Planning Bill.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has welcomed the International Development Committee's call for the UK to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia and end its opposition to calls for an independent international inquiry into allegations of alleged abuses of international humanitarian law in Yemen.
A group of Christians have come together to form the LGBTI Mission, which will campaign for the full acceptance and affirmation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people within the Church of England.
Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
George Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish currently secret information about their global affairs could hail a tremendous breakthrough in the war against tax dodging, Christian Aid said yesterday.
The Jewish human rights charity, René Cassin, and the civil liberties and human rights organisation Liberty have marked Holocaust Memorial Day by emphasising the link between the Holocaust and the development of safeguards to protect human rights.