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BBC's Rip Off Britain takes on chancel repair liability

BBC's Rip Off Britain takes on chancel repair liability

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Rip Off Britain, the BBC consumer rights program which investigates viewers' stories of being ripped-off, this week covered chancel repair liability – an ancient law which can make homeowners liable for the upkeep of their local Anglican church.

Anger as non-Catholics forced off the school bus

Anger as non-Catholics forced off the school bus

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Parents in Flintshire have complained of religious discrimination after it emerged that non-Catholics wouldn't be permitted to use a bus provided by the local authority to a Catholic faith school.

Luxembourg considers new church tax in debate over future of state support

Luxembourg considers new church tax in debate over future of state support

Tue, 16 Sep 2014

Luxembourg is considering a church tax as part of a range of possible measures to replace direct state funding for religious organisations.

Calls for national debate over collective worship requirement in schools

Calls for national debate over collective worship requirement in schools

Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Renewed calls have been made for a national debate about the requirement on schools to hold acts of collective worship. The calls came during an Education Committee evidence session on extremism in schools.