Tags: Public Services
Posted: Sun, 02 Jun 2013 20:42
A legal challenge has been launched against Woking Borough Council's policy of offering free parking to worshippers while charging everyone else.
Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:59
The Presidents of the European Council and European Commission today heard a plea for greater protection for pregnant women's right to life following the death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland.
Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:38
The mayor of one of Britain's poorest boroughs is providing £2 million of funding to religious groups to help improve places of worship.
Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:13
A Margate GP who was accused of distressing one of his patients by inappropriately trying to evangelise him has received a warning from the General Medical Council (GMC). If any further complaints are made about him, he risks being struck off the medical register.
Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50
As part of a recent refurbishment of Haycombe Crematorium, Bath & North East Somerset Council removed a prominent window with a Christian cross etched on it and replaced it with plain glass. This was an effort to make clear that the building was for the use of the whole community, not just Christians.
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:21
Nottingham Secular Society succeeds in preventing the proselytizing of probationers by evangelical mentors.
Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:31
New academic research released this week claims that welfare services provided by religious groups do not, on the whole, demand religious adherence or impose religious demands on service users.
Posted: Fri, 03 Jun 2011 14:07
In a submission to the Parliamentary Public Administration Select Committee, the Unitarian Church has warned that "faith based welfare" could lead to discrimination against marginalised groups.