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12 January 2022
Quakers in Britain have convened a joint faith and belief letter to members of the House of Lords ahead of a crucial debate on the Policing Bill.
15 December 2021
We are appalled by government plans to weaken the Human Rights Act. We believe the proposals are unnecessary and will undermine all our rights.
10 December 2021
As the UK takes part in President Biden's Summit for Democracy on 9–10 December, Quakers in Britain have joined over 150 groups in writing an open letter to the Prime Minister, challenging him to secure our Human Rights Act and safeguard human rights and democratic accountability here at home.
9 December 2021
The heads of seven international Quaker organisations met over three days this week. They shared ideas on Quaker concerns over climate justice, peacebuilding and dismantling institutional oppression.
8 December 2021
Quakers in Britain and the Quaker Gender and Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC) have expressed strong support for a ban on so-called conversion therapy. They shared their views in a joint response to a government consultation on the issue.
2 December 2021
Next week the Heads of Quaker Agencies will be gathering, partly in London and partly online at the invitation of Quakers in Britain. We hope to build connections, explore deeper collaborations, and strengthen Quaker work around the world as a single, shared endeavour. This will help us work faithfully together to build a world in which Quaker values can flourish.