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Parliamentary candidates offer support for faith schools, non-stun animal slaughter and circumcision

Parliamentary candidates offer support for faith schools, non-stun animal slaughter and circumcision

Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017

The National Secular Society has criticised prospective MPs for offering their support to non-therapeutic male circumcision, religious slaughter of animals without stunning, and faith schools.

Conservative MP says anti-discrimination law is “unwanted”

Conservative MP says anti-discrimination law is “unwanted”

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017

A Conservative MP has criticised attempts to outlaw caste based discrimination on the basis that it is "unwanted" by the Hindu community.

LibDems to debate ending religious discrimination in schools

LibDems to debate ending religious discrimination in schools

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017

The National Secular Society has welcomed news that the Liberal Democrats' spring conference will consider the party's policy on taxpayer-funded faith school in England.

Parliamentary RE group 'turning into a religious sect'

Parliamentary RE group 'turning into a religious sect'

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2016

The founding chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on religious education has warned that the group has been taken-over by religious "fundamentalists".

Prime Minister 'blinkered to ignore role faith schools play in segregating communities'

Prime Minister 'blinkered to ignore role faith schools play in segregating communities'

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2015

Despite criticising "segregated" education, Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the continuation of faith schools in a speech on counter extremism.

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