Tags: Public Money
Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017
Following concerns raised by the National Secular Society, the UK spending watchdog has concluded that "improvements" were needed in the process the Government used to award vast sums of public money for cathedral repairs.
Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2017
The National Secular Society has urged the Government to allow the Church of England to find its own level of sustainability, in a response to a Government-led review.
Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2016
The National Audit Office has been asked to scrutinise the significant sums of public money that the Government has handed out to wealthy religious organisations.
Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
New legislation, inspired by the German "church tax" model, will soon allow all Romanian citizens to direct a part of their income tax to the churches or other organisations of their choosing.
Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
MPs have backed a bid by Conservative MP Peter Bone to amend the Charities Act to restore the presumption that all religious groups are for the public benefit and therefore can be charities.
Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2012
A Christian debt counselling organisation that offers prayers with its advice is spreading rapidly throughout the country.
Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2012
Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke has accused the Charity Commission of trying to suppress religion and predicted that the Plymouth Brethren case, where the organisation has been refused charity status, will be the first of many.
Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2012
Italy's Council of State rejected a decree this week aimed at ending an historic tax exemption for the Catholic Church, reigniting a heated debate which is being closely followed by EU watchdogs.