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Northern Ireland anti-abortion measure “strongly supported” by religious groups

Northern Ireland anti-abortion measure “strongly supported” by religious groups

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2015

A coalition of religious groups offered 'strong support' to proposed legislation in Northern Ireland which would have introduced a ten year prison sentence for carrying out an abortion.

Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2015

Several bills related to secular causes have been successful in the House of Lords Private Members' Bill ballot, meaning new laws on sharia tribunals, assisted dying, chancel repair liability, and Easter trading will be debated.

NSS calls for investigation of Orthodox Jewish schools after driving ban on mothers

NSS calls for investigation of Orthodox Jewish schools after driving ban on mothers

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2015

The NSS has called on the DfE to investigate two independent Orthodox Jewish schools following demands that pupils be barred if dropped off by mothers after a driving 'driving ban' was imposed on women.

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