Tags: House of Lords

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Public policy must put "respect for the law" before "respect for the values of others" and defend "the shared values of British citizenship", a House of Lords committee has said.

In a report published yesterday, the Lords select committee on citizenship and... Read More »

Lords committee proposals would hand bishops more power

Lords committee proposals would hand bishops more power

Posted: Wed, 01 Nov 2017

Newly-published proposals to reform the House of Lords would see Church of England bishops given more power. Read More »

Government challenged over treatment of non-religious views in RE lessons

Government challenged over treatment of non-religious views in RE lessons

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2016

The Government has been challenged in the House of Lords over its approach to the inclusion of non-religious worldviews in religious education. Read More »

Lords’ wrecking amendments to equal marriage bill fail

Lords’ wrecking amendments to equal marriage bill fail

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2013

This week saw the conclusion of the House of Lords' debate on the equal marriage bill in its committee stage. All those amendments seeking to wreck the bill were either defeated or withdrawn. Read More »

Peers attack Christian Institute for lies about sex education proposals

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2011

Two peers have condemned a "cruel" and "vicious" campaign against them by the Christian Institute which claimed they wanted to make personal, social and health education (PSHE) compulsory for five-year-olds. This includes education about sex and relationships.... Read More »