Recent public letters, parliamentarian briefings and submissions on issues of concern to Quakers.

We regularly speak out on behalf of Quakers in Britain. This page contains the most recent letters, briefings and submissions. If there's a particular document you're interested in that doesn't appear on this page, please email politics@quaker.org.uk.

If you're interested in finding out more about how we engage with politicians and how we can support you to speak out, please also visit Political engagement.

Briefings

As part of the Make COP Count coalition of faith groups and the Make Polluters Pay campaign, we are engaging with the government and parliamentarians about climate justice.

Quaker Concern for the Abolition of Torture (Q-CAT) holds the concern against torture on behalf of the Yearly Meeting. They are campaigning against the Northern Ireland Legacy (Truth and Reconciliation) Bill (NILTRB).

Letters and statements

We often send letters to government ministers and departments, and sign joint letters with other faith groups and charities. Here are some of our most recent open letters and statements:

Submissions

We have recently made the following submissions to government and parliamentary inquiries:

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