Category - harriet harman

  • March 16, 2010

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) has warned that there are only hours left to save the Vulture Funds Bill, which was held up last week after an isolated Tory MP resisted the cross-party support for the measure.

  • March 16, 2010

    Supporters of the Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) are sending last-minute emails to minister Harriet Harman in an attempt to ensure that the vulture funds bill becomes law.

  • June 27, 2008

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the moves towards greater equality set out in the government’s Equality Bill White Paper - and has called for more action against discrimination by religious groups.

  • January 25, 2007

    As government ministers last night (24 January 2007) made it clear that they would not bow to strong pressure from Catholic and Anglican leaders who wish to retain the right for church-sponsored adoption services to refuse lesbian and gay couples, Harriet Harman, Minister for Justice at the Department for Constitutional Affairs, has reminded churches that it is not possible to be “a bit opposed to discrimination”.