Tags: Scotland

Scottish education union calls for entitlement to paid religious leave

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Scotland's oldest teaching union has called for teachers from non-Christian faiths to be given paid leave on their faiths' holy days. Read More »

‘Pro-life’ group tries to restrict abortion pill use in Scotland

Posted: Mon, 14 May 2018

'Pro-life' campaigners have launched a court bid to block the decision to allow women to take the abortion pill at home in Scotland. Read More »

NSS urges council to provide secular garden of remembrance

Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2018

The NSS has urged City of Edinburgh Council to ensure secular cremation arrangements are provided as standard. Read More »

NSS welcomes repeal of Offensive Behaviour at Football Act

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018

The NSS has welcomed the repeal of a Scottish law which restricted football fans' freedom of expression on religion in an attempt to tackle sectarianism. Read More »

Four religious representatives appointed to Hebrides education committee

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017

The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the local authority for the Hebrides, has appointed four religious figures to its education committee, as it is required to do by law. Read More »