A significant part of our output, which often receives less attention, is our submissions to Government or international bodies' consultations. A selection of these submissions can be found below.
Consultation on proposals relating to the commencement of section 37 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006
Staffing at foundation and voluntary schools with a religious character.
Submission by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU)
Jointly with National Secular Society to the United Nations Commission for Human Rights on the implementation of ‘Combating Defamation of Religions’ resolution of 27 March 2008.
Submission to Liberal Democrat Schools Working Group Consultation on Schools.
Council of Europe - 118th Session of the Committee of Ministers
White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue Living Together As Equals in Dignity - Strasbourg, 7 May 2008
This document identifies references made in the above White Paper to the non-religious or secular perspectives, thought to have been positively influenced by NSS/IHEU input.
Response by the National Secular Society to the Department of Communities and Local Government’s consultation Face-to-Face and Side-by-Side: A framework for inter faith dialogue and social action.
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