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NSS launches scholarship to promote research on secularism

NSS launches scholarship to promote research on secularism

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018

The NSS has launched a scholarship to support students who conduct research relevant to secularism and the promotion of human rights.

Council votes to continue giving worshippers free parking

Council votes to continue giving worshippers free parking

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018

The NSS has criticised a council in Surrey which has decided to continue exempting worshippers from parking charges.

Iceland: 72% support separation of church and state

Iceland: 72% support separation of church and state

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

More than seven out of ten Icelanders who have an opinion on the separation of church and state support the idea, a poll has found.

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018

A highly respected primary school's chair of governors has called for Government guidance on the Islamic headscarf and fasting.

NSS: Council’s ban on religious offence is an insult to voters

NSS: Council’s ban on religious offence is an insult to voters

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018

The NSS has called on Belfast City Council to reconsider a ban on "offensive expression" about religious beliefs during council business.

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

The National Secular Society is to hold a one day conference on reform of religion and belief education in schools, with speakers to include Prof. A. C. Grayling.

Religious groups should deliver public services “on an equal opportunities basis”

Religious groups should deliver public services “on an equal opportunities basis”

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018

A minister has told the NSS public services must be delivered "on an equal opportunities basis", including by religious groups.

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