Wed, 30 Sep 2020
The NSS's 2020 report reveals how religious exceptions undermine the aims of the Equality Act 2010.
Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Mon, 02 Mar 2020
Thu, 07 Nov 2019
Mon, 07 Oct 2019
Fri, 16 Aug 2019
Our 2019 report makes the case for removing religious appointees from education committees in Scotland. It systematically examines the arguments in defence of religious appointees and the positions of local authorities.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019
Sun, 17 Mar 2019
Charities must have 'charitable purposes' that demonstrate how they provide a public benefit. The benefit provided by most of the 13 'charitable purposes' set out in the Charities Act 2011 is clear. The benefits of relieving poverty, promoting good health, saving lives and protecting the environment are obvious to all. But the public benefit of "the advancement of religion" is highly contestable.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019
Sat, 01 Dec 2018
State support for faith-based schooling is often justified in terms of parental choice. This report unravels the narrative around school choice, highlighting the many areas where families have little reasonable choice but a faith school and those assigned faith schools against their wishes. It also questions whether the "choice" of faith schools are a reasonable expectation consistent with the state's duty to provide education.
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