Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020
Is it time to remove the bishops' bench in the House of Lords? Emma Park travels to Westminster to ask Liberal Democrat peer Dick Taverne why he's introduced a private members' bill to do just that.
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020
In this episode, Emma Park speaks with Maddy Bridgman and Sam Fitzsimmons of the Integrated Education Fund, a charity that supports inclusive, integrated education in Northern Ireland.
Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019
In this episode, Emma Park speaks with Lee and Lizanne Harris about their experience of the collective worship requirement in schools. The Harrises recently initiated judicial review proceedings against the primary school attended by their children. They challenged its decision to provide no alternative to a proselytising Christian assembly.
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019
This week, Emma Park is joined by Stephen Evans and Chris Sloggett for a general election special.
The NSS recently outlined 11 secularist policies it would like to see under the next government. But which of these are on the parties' agendas? Will any of them make it onto the statute book any time soon? And is religion stifling political debate? Join Stephen, Chris and Emma for comment and analysis.
Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019
In this week's episode, Emma Park is joined by the NSS's Megan Manson and Chris Sloggett (a former history teacher) to discuss the Church of England's privileged role in Remembrance Sunday. Emma then speaks to Keith Porteous Wood, president of the NSS, about the society's campaign to expose institutional abuse in the Catholic Church.
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