A significant part of our output, largely hidden from view, is our submissions to Government or international bodies' consultations. A selection of these submissions can be found below.
NSS evidence submitted to members of the House of Lords Ad hoc Committee on Intergovernmental Organisations On how effectively the global Spread of communicable diseases is being controlled through action by Intergovernmental Organisations
NSS submission to Welsh Assembly inquiry into presumed consent for organ donation
An open letter to Rt Hon Ed Balls MP concerning the operation of admissions code in schools at local authority level.
Is there any scope for a peaceful co-existence between religion and homosexuality?
European Parliament in Strasbourg – 14 November 2007
A joint response from the National Secular Society and the Secular Medical Forum, submitted September 21st, 2007.
The NSS response focuses on making a distinction between religion and race, and defending freedom of expression
A response focusing on discrimination and equality, including the areas of gender, sexual orientation and race as distinct from religion.
Council of Europe
Consultation for the White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue
Supporting Information & Commentary by the International Humanist and Ethical Union and UK National Secular Society
Concerns about undue religious influence and religious activities compromising human rights.
31 July 2007