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Lady Massey asks why children are forced into collective worship

Lady Massey asks why children are forced into collective worship

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2012

Baroness Massey of Darwen has asked a Parliamentary Question in the House of Lords about whether allowing non-religious parents to withdraw their children from collective worship is an adequate alternative to having their children attend worship.

Church of England schools flouting daily worship law

Church of England schools flouting daily worship law

Posted: Fri, 02 Mar 2012

A survey by The Sunday Times has found that 40% of Church of England 'faith schools' are flouting the law that requires all state funded schools to provide a daily act of collective worship.

Education Bill: Peers oppose proposals to make worship optional in schools

Education Bill: Peers oppose proposals to make worship optional in schools

Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2011

Peers in the House of Lords this week rejected moves to make collective worship in schools optional, rather than compulsory. The amendments were moved by NSS Honorary Associate Lord Avebury during the Report Stage of the Education Bill.

Proposals to make worship optional in schools rejected by Peers

Proposals to make worship optional in schools rejected by Peers

Posted: Tue, 25 Oct 2011

Peers in the House of Lords have rejected moves to make collective worship in schools optional, rather than compulsory. The amendments, tabled by NSS Honorary Associate Lord Avebury, would have given community schools the freedom to decide for themselves whether or not to hold acts of religious worship.

Meeting with Education Minister on Collective Worship and Employment

Meeting with Education Minister on Collective Worship and Employment

Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2011

Education Minister Lord Hill received a delegation on 12 October from NSS Honorary Associates Lord Avebury and Baroness Turner and NSS Executive Director Keith Porteous Wood. They discussed amendments both peers had tabled in the Education Bill.

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