Humanists UK News Feed

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  1. Humanists UK is attending the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences this year and has a stand and fringe event at both. Humanist and Secularist Liberal Democrats had a stand and ran two fringe events at the Liberal Democrats Party Conference which took place last weekend. Conservative Party Conference (Sunday 3 to Wednesday 6 October) Come […]
  2. Tomorrow (Wednesday 22 September) Janni Knox will be the first Northern Ireland Humanists voice to take part in Northern Ireland’s Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster. Janni is a Northern Ireland Humanists weddings, namings, and funerals celebrant based in Belfast. Her contribution will be focused on the Balmoral Show. It marks the start […]
  3. The legal requirement for schools to carry out a daily act of Christian worship will undermine the aims of the new Curriculum for Wales and should be scrapped in favour of inclusive assemblies, Wales Humanists has told a Senedd committee. The new Curriculum for Wales is due to come into force from 2022. It explicitly […]
  4. Humanists UK has expressed concern about the Nationality and Borders Bill in response to an inquiry by the Joint Committee on Human Rights. The Bill has recently passed the second reading in the House of Commons. The Bill would introduce a temporary protection order, rather than granting asylum, for those who have entered the UK […]
  5. A citizens’ panel of 23 islanders in Jersey, tasked with examining the case for assisted dying reform, has urged lawmakers to legalise the right to an assisted death. The full report from Jersey’s Citizens’ Jury on Assisted Dying has been welcomed by Channel Islands Humanists, who has urged Jersey’s Council of Ministers to take note […]