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Magazine raises potential conflict of interest in Scottish gay adoption charity decision

Magazine raises potential conflict of interest in Scottish gay adoption charity decision

Posted: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:19

The Scottish Review, an on-line magazine for discussion of Scottish affairs, questions in its latest issue whether there may have been a conflict of interest in the controversial decision by the Scottish Charity Appeals Panel on St Margaret's Catholic Adoption Society.

Scottish charity regulator will not challenge appeal panel’s ruling on Catholic adoption agency

Scottish charity regulator will not challenge appeal panel’s ruling on Catholic adoption agency

Posted: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:42

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator will not appeal a court ruling quashing its decision to revoke charitable status from a Catholic adoption agency which discriminates against same-sex couples.

Charity regulator upholds decision against Catholic adoption agency

Charity regulator upholds decision against Catholic adoption agency

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:41

The National Secular Society has welcomed the decision by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) to uphold its original ruling over the charitable status of a Catholic adoption agency.

NSS challenge Scottish Minister’s comments concerning adoption charity case

NSS challenge Scottish Minister’s comments concerning adoption charity case

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:24

The National Secular Society has published an open letter to Scottish Government Minister Mike Russell, asking him to clarify his position over the St Margaret's Adoption and Family Care Society adoption case.

Scottish Catholic adoption agency ordered to comply with equality law

Scottish Catholic adoption agency ordered to comply with equality law

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:48

A Catholic adoption agency has been told by the Charity Regulator in Scotland that if it doesn't lift its ban on applications from gay couples it will lose its charitable status.

Catholic adoption agency loses fight over gay adoption

Catholic adoption agency loses fight over gay adoption

Posted: Sat, 03 Nov 2012 07:16

The National Secular Society has welcomed a decision not to allow a catholic adoption agency to continue to exclude considering same-sex parents if it wishes to retain its charitable status.